Introduction to Milton-Freewater, Oregon

Milton Freewater, Oregon, in Umatilla county, is 40 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington and 209 miles E of Portland, Oregon.

Milton-Freewater History

Milton and Freewater were initially two separate cities. These merged to form Milton-Freewater in 1951. The city of Milton-Freewater was incorporated in 1960.

Milton-Freewater and nearby Attractions

  • Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area
  • Lewis and Clark Trail State Park
  • Whitman Mission National Historic Site
  • Umatilla County Historical Society
  • Milton Park
  • Richard A Yantis Memorial Park

Things To Do In Milton-Freewater

The City of Milton-Freewater has several parks and recreational spots, including the Richard A Yantis Memorial Park, the Lewis and Clark Trail State Park and Milton Park. Tourists can also visit the Umatilla County Historical Society and the Whitman Mission National Historic Site. The Little Walla Walla River provides facilities for fishing and boating.

Milton-Freewater Transportation

Flights are available from Walla Walla Regional Airport.

Milton-Freewater Higher Education

The closest colleges are Walla Walla Community College, Columbia Basin College and Eastern Oregon University.

Milton Freewater Almanac

Nearest Medium City 40 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City209 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Umatilla County
Standard Zip Codes97862
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Milton Freewater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp27 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp60 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip15.9 inches
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip20.8 inches
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 42 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp54 to 89 F
Oct Temp35 to 66 F
Annual Precip13.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Milton Freewater, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Milton-freewater (97862)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Milton Freewater Public Libraries

Milton-freewater Public Library
8 SW EIGHTH AVE MILTON-FREEWATER, OR 97862 (45.9278, -118.384869)
Milton Freewater, Oregon
(541) 938-8247

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Milton Freewater Public Schools

Pleasant View School
52274 Pleasant View
(541) 938-8297
Total Enrollment 82
Ferndale Elementary School
53445 West Ferndale Rd
(541) 938-5412
Total Enrollment 278
Central Middle School
306 Sw 2nd Ave
(541) 938-5504
Total Enrollment 446
Freewater Elementary School
17 Nw 8th Ave
(541) 938-6611
Total Enrollment 329
Grove Elementary School
129 Se 15th St
(541) 938-3233
Total Enrollment 315
Mcloughlin High School
120 South Main St
(541) 938-5591
Total Enrollment 502
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