Place:Raleigh Hills, Washington, Oregon, United States

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NameRaleigh Hills
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates45.485°N 122.756°W
Located inWashington, Oregon, United States
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Raleigh Hills is a census-designated place and neighborhood within the metropolitan area of Portland, Oregon, in the United States. It is located in the southwest hills in Washington County, with Beaverton to the west, West Slope to the north, and Progress and Garden Home to the south. As of the 2000 census, the census-designated place had a total population of 5,865.

Raleigh Hills is located at the intersection of Oregon Routes 10 and 210.

History

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Raleigh Hills was named after Raleigh Robinson, a resident of the neighborhood. A post office named Raleigh was established in the area April 1892, and was closed twelve years later.[1] Southern Pacific's Red Electric line had a stop in Raleigh from 1914 until the line ceased operation in 1929. A Raleigh Hills branch of the Portland post office was opened in 1968.[1]

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