Hillsboro has a rich and interesting history, starting with the Native American Indians that once inhabited the area to the arrival of Europeans and Americans in the 1830's to the settlement and growth of Hillsboro to what it is today.
Here are some resources for more information about Hillsboro's history:
- Hillsboro Landmarks Advisory Committee Projects & Resources - including a Hillsboro Cultural Resource Inventory, historic property information, etc.
- The Oregon Encyclopedia
- Washington County Heritage Online
- Hillsboro Public Library Obituary Finder - find and view obituary records from the Hillsboro Argus from 1950 to present day.
- Hillsboro Newspapers on Historic Oregon Newspapers Online - several historic newspaper titles from Hillsboro are available for keyword searching and browsing online thanks to a partnership with the Hillsboro Public Library.
- Hillsboro City Recorder's City Historical Information - including a City history timeline and past Mayors and City Managers.
- Hillsboro Pioneer Cemetery