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Welcome to Milton-Freewater ...

The city of Milton-Freewater is located in Umatilla County<1>.

The location of Milton-Freewater has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton-Freewater has a population of 7,060 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Milton-Freewater.

Milton-Freewater is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Milton-Freewater lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Milton-Freewater: (541) & (458)<5>

Websites for Milton-Freewater ...

Official Website: www.milton-freewater-or.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton-Freewater had an population of 7,060 people. This is an increase of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton-Freewater had a population of 7,050 people (or 9.29% of the total population of Umatilla County). This makes Milton-Freewater the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Milton-Freewater represents 0.18% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,050 people, the population of Milton-Freewater increased 8.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,470 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Milton-Freewater.

Communities near Milton-Freewater ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milton-Freewater.

  • Walla Walla [Walla Walla County]
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    • Walla Walla [Walla Walla County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Milton-Freewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walla Walla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walla Walla<7>
  • College Place [Walla Walla County]
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    • College Place [Walla Walla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Milton-Freewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,491 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Place<7>
  • Athena [Umatilla County]
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    • Athena [Umatilla County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Milton-Freewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athena<7>
  • Weston [Umatilla County]
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    • Weston [Umatilla County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Milton-Freewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adams [Umatilla County]
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      • Adams [Umatilla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Milton-Freewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<7>
    • Helix [Umatilla County]
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      • Helix [Umatilla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Milton-Freewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helix<7>
    • Blue Mountain [Umatilla County]
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      • Blue Mountain [Umatilla County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Milton-Freewater
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Umapine [Umatilla County]
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      • Umapine [Umatilla County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Milton-Freewater
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    • Calhounville [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhounville
      • Calhounville [Walla Walla County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Milton-Freewater
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    • Mojonnier [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mojonnier
      • Mojonnier [Walla Walla County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Milton-Freewater
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milton-Freewater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton-Freewater.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milton-Freewater. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Milton-Freewater.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton-Freewater. See our Newspapers Page for Milton-Freewater.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton-Freewater ...

Looking for more information about Milton-Freewater? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Milton-Freewater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Milton-Freewater.

Adding Milton-Freewater to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Milton-Freewater in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Milton-Freewater was

We also found Milton-Freewater

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milton-Freewater on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Milton-Freewater: www.milton-freewater-or.gov/

The official website for Umatilla County: www.co.umatilla.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Umatilla, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton-Freewater.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton-Freewater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Milton-Freewater) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milton-Freewater. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milton-FreewaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton-Freewater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9352, Longitude: -118.3914       In this case, the coordinates for Milton-Freewater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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