Yamhill County Population by City
Population of Yamhill County: 95,925 Population of Oregon: 3,844,195
Amity: Population 1,675. Phone 503/835-3711. Address 401 S Trade St., 97101. Incorporated 1880; the city took its name from the first schoolhouse in the area, christened AAmity@ because of the neighborly attitudes displayed by the settlers raising the schoolhouse. Elevation 161 ft.
Carlton: Population 1,805. Phone 503/852-7575. Address 191 E Main St., 97111. Incorporated 1899; originally called Carl Town, after Wilson Carl, early settler. Elevation 198 ft.
Dayton: Population 2,495. Phone 503/864-2221. Address 416 Ferry St., 97114. Incorporated 1880; named for Dayton, Ohio, former home of the city=s first postmaster. Elevation 160 ft.
Dundee: Population 3,075. Phone 503/538-3922. Address 620 SW Fifth St., 97115. Incorporated 1895; name derived from William Reid=s home town in Dundee, Scotland. Elevation 189 ft.
Lafayette: Population 3,920. Phone 503/864-2451. Address 486 Third St., 97127. Incorporated 1878; at one time it was the county seat; the town was founded by Joel Perkins in 1847 and named for his hometown in Lafayette, Indiana. Elevation 160 ft.
McMinnville: Population 32,930. Phone 503/434-7302. Address 230 NE Second St, 97128. Incorporated 1876; named for McMinnville, Tennessee, former home of founder William T. Newby. Elevation 157 ft.
Newberg: Population 23,570. Phone 503/538-9421. Address 401 E Third St., 97132. Incorporated 1889; named by Sebastian Brutscher, postmaster and early pioneer for his hometown in Germany. Elevation 175 ft.
Sheridan: Population 6,025. Phone 503/843-2347. Address 120 SW Mill St., 97378. Incorporated 1880; named for General Phillip Sheridan of Civil War fame. Elevation 189 ft.
Willamina: Population 1,885. (720 Polk County citizens also live in Willamina). Phone 503/876-2242. Address 411 C St., 97396. Incorporated 1903; name is derived from Willamina Creek which was named for Willamina Maley, an early settler. Elevation 225 ft.
Yamhill: Population 860. Phone 503/662-3511. Address 205 S Maple, 97148. Incorporated 1890; originally named North Yamhill; named for the indigenous people of the Yamhill River watershed who were known as the Che-ahm-ill, a subgroup of the Kalapuya. Elevation 182 ft.
Unincorporated: Population 17,685.
*Certified population estimates as of December 15, 2010, prepared by Population Research Center, Portland State University.
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