|Miles From Dayton
Lewis & Clark Trail State Park
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
Summer: 72 degrees
Winter: 28 degrees
504 feet at Snake River
6401 at Oregon Butte
Hiking & Biking
|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.
---sandlot volleyball court
---youth fishing ponds
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 1980s. The Dayton school system offers professional staff,
teachers, and fine facilities for students in grades k through 12.
© 2002 City of Dayton, WA