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Location
Location

Miles From Dayton to…
Ski Bluewood…………………….21
Lewis & Clark Trail State Park……4
Camp Wooten……………………35
Starbuck………………………….21
Lyons Ferry………………………28
Palouse Falls……………………...30
Wenaha Wilderness………………18

 

Area Facts
County Area: 553,600 acres
Farmed acres: 201,000
Forest acres: 200,000
Rangeland and other: 152,000
Major Crop: wheat
Growing Season: 160 days
Annual Rainfall: 11 to 26 inches
Average Temperature: —
Summer: 72 degrees
Winter: 28 degrees
Elevations: —
504 feet at Snake River
6401 at Oregon Butte

 

Recreation:
Fishing
Hiking & Biking
Camping
Hunting
Skiing
Snowmobiling
Swimming
Boating
Golfing

City Information
The county seat of Columbia County is located in the south-eastern part of Washington State, nestled in a valley 1600 feet above sea level. Situated at the confluence of the Touchet (Two-she) River and Patit Creek it offers visitors activities throughout the year.

Today’s Dayton

---tennis courts
---sandlot volleyball court
---youth fishing ponds

Today's Dayton
Today's Dayton


Modern Health Facilities

Health care is provided by the Columbia County Hospital District with a 24 bed hospital, 66 nursing home beds for the skilled to intermediate care, and the Columbia Family Clinic, which is staffed by 2 physicians and 3 mid level practitioners. The Hospital, publicly and privately supported, is well equipped and fully staffed for 24 hour care. Phone 509-382-2531 or 1-800-333-7570.

Dayton Public Schools

The current Dayton High School was constructed in 1923 and has served students continuously this past 70 years. It underwent a major upgrade & renovation in the mid 1980’s. The Dayton school system offers professional staff, teachers, and fine facilities for students in grades k through 12.

 


2002 City of Dayton, WA