The city of Beaverton is one of the largest in the entire state of Oregon. As of the 2010 Census, the population in the city was almost 90,000 residents. Beaverton is also the 2nd biggest city in Washington County. The city of Beaverton has won multiple awards, and in 2010 the well-known Money magazine listed Beaverton as one of the 100 best places to live in the country. Beaverton got its name because of the large number of beaver dams in the surrounding bodies of water.