Introduction to McMinnville, Oregon

McMinnville, Oregon, in Yamhill county, is 20 miles NW of Salem, Oregon and 33 miles SW of Portland, Oregon. The city contains a population of approximately 26,499.

McMinnville History

McMinnville is the county seat of Yamhill County, which was founded on July 5, 1843. The city was named after McMinnville, Tennessee. The area was originally inhabited by Yamhill Native Americans. In 1876, McMinnville was incorporated as a town. It became a city in the year 1882.

McMinnville and nearby Attractions

  • Evergreen Aviation Museum
  • Mission Mill Museum
  • Bald Peak State Park
  • Maud Williamson State Park
  • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Willamette Stone State Heritage Site

Things To Do In McMinnville

While in McMinnville, tourists can visit parks like Champoeg State Park (nearby), Willamette Mission State Park, Crestwood Park, Jandina Park and Tice Park. Mission Mill Museum, the Evergreen Aviation Museum, the McLoughlin House National Historic Site and the Willamette Stone State Heritage Site all offer insight into the area’s history.

McMinnville Transportation

Portland International Airport offers facilities for air transportation.

McMinnville Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Linfield College, Chemeketa Community College and George Fox University.


Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population


% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree


Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation


People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mcminnville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Salem, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles SW of Portland, Oregon
County Yamhill
Standard Zip Codes 97128
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.21
Longitude -123.197

Mcminnville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 51 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station DALLAS 2 NE
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 50 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amity 1,558 $60,083
Carlton 1,869 $58,750
Dayton 2,539 $56,375
Dundee 3,184 $73,750
Lafayette 3,824 $55,472
Yamhill 1,132 $70,521

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mcminnville Public Libraries

Mcminnville Public Library
Mcminnville, Oregon
(503) 435-5555
Library Web Site

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Mcminnville Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(503) 472-6131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Mcminnville High Schools

615 E 15TH ST
Serves 1,720 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.7

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