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Welcome to Dayton, Oregon
The City of Dayton is located in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley. It is situated just off Hwy 18 between McMinnville and Newberg and is centrally located 55 miles from the Pacific Ocean, 24 miles from the State Capital and 60 miles from Mt Hood.
Rich in history, Dayton was founded in 1850 by General Joel Palmer and Andrew Smith. Incorporated in 1880, the history of Dayton dates back to Oregon's beginning. The current population is 2635.
Dayton was the first city in the State of Oregon to be designated as a national historic resource. The numerous homes and buildings on the National Historic Register are easily viewed on a walking tour within the city. For walking tour brochures contact the City of Dayton at (503) 864-2221 or stop by City Hall at 416 Ferry Street, Dayton Oregon, Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
News and Announcements
Dayton City Council
Next City Council Meeting: Monday, April 1, 2019, 6:30 p.m., Dayton City Hall Annex located at 408 Ferry Street, Dayton Oregon. Meeting Agendas and Packets will be posted here three days prior to the meeting.
Press Release - 6.26.18
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April 27 - Citywide Clean-Up
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The City of Dayton will provide inclusive, responsive, efficient, and ethical municipal government services to facilitate the health, safety, and livability of our community.
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