City Fact Sheet

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POPULATION:

(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

EDUCATION

General
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)

TRANSPORTATION

Columbia County Public Transportation System - Columbia County residents can utilize this service for transportationwithin Dayton, surrounding areas, to Walla Walla and points in between.
Airports
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)

COMMUNICATION

High Speed Internet Access
Every home in Columbia County has access to some form of high speed internet service
DSL
Wireless
Satellite
Broadband
Newspapers
Dayton Chronicle – published weekly
The Times – published weekly
Walla Walla Union Bulletin – published daily with delivery in Columbia County

Weather in Dayton

Sunny

85°F

Sunny

Humidity: 17%

Wind: 7 mph