Banks is a city in Washington County, Oregon. It is part of the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton Metro Area, and has a total area of 0.3 square miles, all of which is land. The city was named after John Banks, the faher of a settler here.
Manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade and public administration are the major commercial activities here. Public schooling is administered by the Banks School District, comprising Banks Elementary School, Banks Junior High School, and Banks High School. Chadwick Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is Tuality Community Hospital, located about 13 miles away in Hillsboro. The cost of living here 20.20% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 45 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 154. Snowfall is about 10 inches annually.