Beaverton Oregon West Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Beaverton Oregon West Family History Center primarily serves the Beaverton, Aloha, and Cedar Mill communities, but welcomes patrons from the surrounding greater Portland/Vancouver area as well.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 17140 SW Bany Rd  Beaverton, OR  97007 
  • We are located to the left of the building's north-side main entrance. If you need to avoid stairs, park on the south side by the east end of the building and ring the bell at the east entrance door to be admitted (or call us at 503-356-1385 on your cell).
  • Location on Map

Phone: 503-356-1385 


Open Hours: Wed & Thurs 10:00am - 9:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed July 4th, the week of Thanksgiving and last two weeks of December

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: Family History Class Series

Presented by Barbara & Hal Hovorka
Oct '11 through Apr '12 First two Tuesday nights 7pm

Class Schedule

Staff Training

Meeting           28 February 2012  7pm

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to receive and view any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions, including 

Hardware and Equipment

  • 8 computers, 4 microfilm readers, 4 fiche readers, 2 printers (print from computers), 1 copier (b&w), 1 microfilm/fiche reader-copier, 1 small ST Genie digital scanner for microfilm, 35mm negatives and slides 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

If you have expertise in a research location or foreign language and are willing to help our patrons with their searches and reading documents, please call the center at 503-356-1385 and leave us a message to that effect OR email us at