Scotts Mills is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. Take a look below for 10 interesting and amazing facts about Scotts Mills, Oregon, United States.
1. The population was 357 at the 2010 census.
2. It is 2 miles (3 km) south of Marquam and Oregon Route 213, between Silverton and Molalla.
3. Scotts Mills is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.
4. It is near the site of the 1993 Scotts Mills earthquake.
5. The city takes its name from the sawmill and flour mill owned by Robert Hall Scott and Thomas Scott at this location, which became known as Scotts Mills in about 1866.
6. Thomas Scott was the first postmaster at the post office established here in 1887.
7. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.
8. Butte Creek flows just to the east of Scotts Mills as it makes its way north to join the Pudding River.
9. The park, managed by Marion County, opened in 1961 on 10 acres (4.0 ha) of land donated by Portland General Electric and 3 acres (1.2 ha) donated by Merle and Barbara Haskins. Open from 8 a.m. to sunset from May to October, it has play fields and equipment, picnic tables, and restrooms, a waterfall, a wading pool, and a swimming hole in Butte Creek.
10. This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Scotts Mills has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.