Dayton Oregon is located in the beautiful farmlands of Yamhill County. It’s population of 2,500 is widely spread amongst the land giving it that country life and small town feel. With one high school in the Dayton School District, pride of the “Pirates” is shown throughout every front yard for every game played. The closeness of this community will bring a heartwarming smile to anyone who gets to experience it.
Founded in 1850, Dayton’s small town authenticity shines from its Pioneer History. In fact, it has 41 places on the National Historic Registry. The historic town park not only has a playground and beautiful field to run around on but still standing is the Fort Yamhill Blockhouse which was moved by wagon from Grande Ronde in 1911 to Dayton.
Centrally located off Hwy18 on route to the Oregon Coast, Dayton is surrounded by many great attractions found in the Willamette Valley. Less than 5 miles away you can tour nearly 50 wineries and vineyards in the Dundee Hills, 4 ½ miles away from the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and water park, and 7 miles from downtown Mcminnville. Dayton is 21 miles from Salem, 35 miles away from Portland, and 57 miles from the beautiful Oregon coast.
HELPFUL LINKS AND RESOURCES
Want to learn more about living in Dayton? Here is some information that can help you explore this community better and gain a deeper understanding of how this community serves its residence.
Lonestar BBQ & Catering https://www.lonestarbbqrestaurant.com/ 503 864-4176
Stoller Family Estate https://www.stollerfamilyestate.com/ (503) 864-3404
Dayton Historic Homes https://www.ci.dayton.or.us/page/city_historic_homes (503) 864-2221
Dayton School District http://daytonk12.org/ 503)864-2215