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The City of Tualatin, population 27,000, is a dynamic, vibrant community conveniently located just 12 miles south of Portland and 30 miles north of Salem, the state capital.  Situated at the intersection of Interstate highways 5 and 205, Tualatin is a short distance to adventure: skiing, snowboarding, and sledding on majestic Mt. Hood in the Cascade Mountain Range; family-friendly summer water activities on the central Oregon Coast; national-level wind-surfing or parasailing on the Columbia River, while enjoying the natural beauty of Multnomah Falls in Columbia Gorge National Recreation Area.

Tualatin's population is well-educated, diverse, and involved in community and school activities.  There are excellent educational opportunities available to residents through the Tigard-Tualatin School District and numerous colleges and universities within easy commuting distance.  In the most recent satisfaction survey, 84 percent of residents rated the overall quality of life in Tualatin as "excellent" or "good."  Residents enjoy community amenities such as award-winning parks, unique shopping and dining establishments and a low tax rate.