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Map highlighting Washington County

Due to COVID-19 threat, our office is currently operating with Level 2 restrictions as defined in CJO #20-016 and, PJO #291CV If you are wishing to conduct any business that is not listed in these Orders, please visit/contact us when normal operation is restored. Protective Face Covering Statement. PJO #292CV  

Due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions, all out of custody jury trials scheduled through September 2020 are cancelled. Please contact court's scheduling department at: if more information is desired.

8:00am - 12:00PM | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Excluding Legal Holidays

Courthouse Hours
Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 12:00pm | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Excluding Legal Holidays

Law Enforcement Center Hours
Monday thru Friday:
8:00am - 12:00pm | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Excluding Legal Holidays

 ADA Contact
ADA Coordinator
Additional ADA information

Presiding Judge
Beth L. Roberts

Trial Court Administrator
Richard E. Moellmer

Building Addresses
Washington County Courthouse
145 NE 2nd Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Juvenile Services Building
222 N 1st Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Law Enforcement Center (LEC)
215 SW Adams Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Mailing Address
Washington County Circuit Court
Washington County Courthouse
150 N 1st Avenue MS37
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Picture of the front of the Washington courthouse

In 1846, the district of Tuality in the Oregon Territory became Tuality County. In 1849, the name was changed to Washington County. Boundary lines were drawn and redrawn until finally in 1855 the shape of Washington County became close to what it is today. In 1853, the first county government was constituted with five members: three Judges, a Sheriff and a Treasurer.

The first courthouse in the county was a simple log cabin situated on a 40-acre plot of land near what is now NW 253rd Avenue.

In its 150 years of service to Washington County, the courthouse has changed its location and face several times, but still serves as the symbol of justice for the citizens of Washington County.


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