City Fact Sheet
CLIMATE & TOPOGRAPHY
Elevation of Dayton - 1,660 ft.
Elevation of Snake River - 358 ft..
Elevation at Oregon Butte - 6,384 ft. (highest point)
Annual Rainfall - 16 in.
Average High Temperature in Summer - 86° F
Average High Temperature in Winter - 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