Yamhill County

Yamhill County, Oregon

535 NE 5th St
McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: (503) 434-7518
Fax: (503) 434-7520
www.co.yamhill.or.us

In northwest OR, southwest of Portland; original county; organized 1843 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Yamhela or Yamhill Indian tribe; meaning of name is unknown

Area (sq mi):: 718.36 (land 715.56; water 2.79) Population per square mile: 128.80
Population 2005: 92,196 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 8.50%; 1990-2000 29.70% Population 2000: 84,992 (White 84.30%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 10.60%; Asian 1.10%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 7.60%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,951; median household $44,111; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,363-$25,479
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • McMinnville County seat (28,973)
  • Newberg (20,280)

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    Waste Management sought to expand its solid waste landfill in an exclusive farm use (EFU) zone in rural Yamhill County because it was running out of capacity.
    THE ISSUES WE FACE in Yamhill County, Ore., plus or minus, are the issues that all communities across the country face every day.
    At the recently completed L'Angolo Estate Winery in Oregon's Yamhill County, Lever fashioned a kind of modified residential envelope--an A-frame-like ranch house, or a ranch-y A-frame, depending on how you look at it--out of cedar and Douglas fir, topped with aluminum cladding and plonked down rather casually in the sylvan landscape.
    The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office said Jonathan Alcantara Romero was arraigned Wednesday on charges of first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree attempted sexual abuse.
    The Bank serves the greater Portland Metropolitan area with four offices in Washington County and also serves Yamhill County with an office in Newberg.
    Our story takes us from quiet wine-and-hazelnut-producing Yamhill County in western Oregon to where we live now--the astoundingly fertile Columbia Basin, which includes parts of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
    Physicians in Oregon's Yamhill County are using Dermio, an app that allows users to access a network of dermatologists who provide diagnoses based on uploaded photos of the skin problem.
    Premier Commercial Bancorp is the holding company for Premier Community Bank, which serves the greater Portland Metropolitan area with four offices in Washington County and also serves Yamhill County with an office in Newberg.
    This photo released by the Oregon Department of Transportation shows a sinkhole on Highway 22 in Yamhill County, Ore., Tuesday, Dec.
    Drake, a poet, novelist, and nonfiction writer, left Portland, Oregon, and moved with her husband to a small farm in western Oregon's Yamhill County in 1987.
    Bradley Berry, Yamhill County, Oregon district attorney; Curtis Hill, Elkhart County, Indiana prosecuting attorney; and Tom Robertson, Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Association, executive director, also received the President's Award for their co-chairing and leadership of strategic planning.