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Kinton, Oregon

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Kinton, Oregon

Unincorporated community
The Kinton Grange hall
The Kinton Grange hall
Kinton is located in Oregon
Location within the state of Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Washington
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97007
Area code(s) 503 and 971

Kinton is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Oregon, United States. It is located near the northern shore of the Tualatin River, near the intersection of Oregon Route 210 and River Road, a major county arterial that runs northwest towards Hillsboro. Kinton is located approximately eight miles north of Newberg, six miles southwest of Beaverton, and seven miles southeast of Hillsboro. The community was once the site of a ferry (the Scholls Ferry) crossing the Tualatin River between Kinton and nearby Scholls. While the ferry has long since been replaced with a bridge, OR 210 is still known locally as Scholls Ferry Road. Kinton is in Oregon's wine country, with several notable wineries in the area.


Kinton was named for Peter Kindt, a pioneer who took up a donation land claim nearby.[1] Kinton had its own post office from 1894–1903.[1] Today Kinton has a Beaverton mailing address.


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External links

  • Media related to Kinton, Oregon at Wikimedia Commons
  • History of Kinton Grange

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