Bethany Oregon Government

Bethany Oregon Sign

Government and community resources for residents of Bethany Oregon in unincorporated Washington County

The Bethany region of unincorporated Washington County is a rapidly growing community. It is situated near Beaverton and is north of Highway 26. Major employers in the region include Nike, Intel, Columbia Sportswear, and Tektronix.

Many people moving to the Bethany area are unsure of how their government and services work because the area has Portland addresses but they don’t live in the City of Portland. So, I created this website to provide links to all of the disparate resources in the area.

If you have feedback or questions email

Washington County Government Representation

Washington County Newsletters

School and Recreation Services

Law Enforcement

Washington County Sheriff

Utility Service Providers

Electric - PGE (Portland General Electric)

Gas - Northwest Natural Gas


Water - Tualatin Water Valley District

Sewer/Storm Water - Clean Water Services

Why isn’t Bethany a City?

Local News

Protecting our Community

An unfortunate side effect of being in an unincorporated area is the community has fairly poorly designed land use laws. This has led to some very unfortunate community planning decisions that the community is trying to fix: