City of Dayton

Dayton, a charming town of just 2,500 residents, is located in Yamhill County in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The town was founded in 1850 and has 41 sites on the National Historic Registry. Its central feature is the historic town square park, where residents and families can congregate. This square is the heart of the business district with its shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Dayton’s central position, which has easy access to State Highways 18 & 221, makes it easy for visitors to enjoy all of the wonderful attractions in the Willamette Valley. It is surrounded by the bounty and beauty of the valley. It is less than five miles away from 47 wineries and vineyards within the Dundee Hills AVA. It is also less than 4.5 miles from Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum & Water Park, downtown McMinnville, 12 miles from Willamette Mission State Park, and 7 miles from downtown McMinnville. Dayton is located 21 miles from Salem and 35 miles from Portland. It is 57 miles from Oregon’s beautiful coast.


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