Helvetia, Oregon

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Helvetia
Unincorporated community
Helvetia Tavern along Helvetia Road
Helvetia Tavern along Helvetia Road
Helvetia is located in Oregon
Helvetia
Helvetia
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 45°35′42″N 122°54′58″W / 45.59500°N 122.91611°W / 45.59500; -122.91611Coordinates: 45°35′42″N 122°54′58″W / 45.59500°N 122.91611°W / 45.59500; -122.91611
Country United States
State Oregon
County Washington
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97124
Area code(s) 503 and 971

Helvetia is a small unincorporated community in Washington County, Oregon. It is located in the Tualatin Valley along U.S. Route 26 northwest of Portland. It was named by Swiss immigrants to Oregon in the 19th century. Notable features are the church, cemetery, the Rice Mineral Museum, Helvetia Vineyards and Winery, which is co-owned by former U.S. Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse,[1] Roloff Farms, and the Helvetia Tavern.

The reality television series Little People, Big World is set on Roloff Farms in Helvetia, prompting it to become a popular tourist attraction. The area is part of Washington County Fire District 2.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Helvetia Vineyards". helvetiawinery.com. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  2. ^ "County Bridges & Fire District Boundaries.". Washington County. Retrieved June 23, 2014. 

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