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

County Umatilla County
Standard Zip Codes97862
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.9
Approximate Longitude-118.34

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Milton Freewater Private Schools

Milton Stateline Sda School
53565 W Crockett Rd
ZIP: 97862
Total Enrollment 112
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