(2011 est) 2,535
CLIMATE & TOPOGRAPHY
Elevation of Dayton 1,600 ft.
Elevation of Snake River 504 ft.
Eleveation at Oregon Butte 6,401 ft.
Columbia County Area 868.8 sq. mi.
Annual Rainfall 18.5 inches
Average Summer High Temperature 83° F
Average Winter High Temperature 42° F
2 Elementary School
2 Junior High School
1 High School
1 Private School (K-7)
Area Colleges & Universities
Whitman College – Walla Walla, WA (28 miles)
Walla Walla Community College – Walla Walla, WA (28 miles)
Walla Walla College – College Place, WA (34 miles)
Walla Walla Community College – Clarkston, WA (66 miles)
Washington State University – Pullman, WA (83 miles)
Lewis & Clark State College – Lewiston, ID (66 miles)
University of Idaho – Moscow, ID (94 miles)
Columbia County Public Transportation System - Columbia County residents can utilize this service for transportationwithin Dayton, surrounding areas, to Walla Walla and points in between.
Touchet Valley Airstrip (2WA9) – Privately-owned (6 miles)
Walla Walla Regional Airport (28 miles)
Tri-Cities Airport (PSC) – Pasco, WA (61 miles)
Lewiston-Nez Perce Airport (LWS) – (69 miles)
High Speed Internet Access
Every home in Columbia County has access to some form of high speed internet service
Dayton Chronicle – published weekly
The Times – published weekly
Walla Walla Union Bulletin – published daily with delivery in Columbia County