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Greenville, Washington County, Oregon

 

Greenville, Washington County, Oregon

Greenville Road at Oregon 47

Greenville is an unincorporated historic community in Washington County, Oregon, United States.[1] It is located about 2 miles south of Banks on Oregon Route 47.[2]

Greenville post office was established in 1871 and ran until 1907, when it was moved to the location of the former Banks post office and renamed Banks.[3] Greenville was likely a descriptive name for the verdant surroundings.[3]

At one time the community had a school, built in the 1870s, which as of 1990 was being used as a storage shed.[4] The area is part of the Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Greenville".  
  2. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.).  
  3. ^ a b  
  4. ^  
  5. ^ "County Bridges & Fire District Boundaries.". Washington County. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 

External links

  • Image of Greenville in the 1870s
  • "City of Banks".  


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