Stayton boasts a state of the art hospital with family practice and specialty clinics spreading out throughout the region. It is also home to a state of the art library, indoor public pool, emerging downtown district, and excellent public & private school options.
Population: 7,713. Median Resident Age – 35 with a growing emphasis on both retirees and young families returning to their rural roots to raise their families. For more information check the City of Stayton or visit Discover Stayton.
Incorporated in 1903, Sublimity is home to the area’s largest retirement community, the historic St Boniface Church & Museum, several local parks that house tennis courts, picnic areas, playgrounds and a 9 hole disc golf course. Just a short drive outside of city limits will introduce you to one the most beautiful parks in the state of Oregon, Silver Falls State Park.
Population: 2,738. Sublimity continues to expand, with several new neighborhoods emerging since 2017. Median resident age: 47.6. See the City of Sublimity for more information or visit Discover Sublimity.
Incorporated in 1911, Aumsville is home the infamous Corn Festival, the only area skate park and splash pad and the Aumsville ponds recreational area.
Population: 3945. For more information go to City of Aumsville or Discover Aumsville.
Nestled along the banks of Mill Creek and surrounding foothills, the city of Turner, was settled in 1843 and now boasts a popular of 1888 residents. It is home to the oldest convention center in Oregon, along with a variety of new businesses including a barrel house, several quality restaurants and the infamous Turner Baking Co. For more information visit City of Turner.
The quaint town of Scio, with it’s population of just 933 residents is by far the smallest of the communities in our region. Incorporated in 1866, Scio is home to the annual Lamb & Wool Festival which draws crowds from around the world and hosts 6 of the & covered bridges on the infamous local Covered Bridge Tour. Learn more at City of Scio or Discover Scio.
The Santiam Canyon, sometimes referred to as the North Santiam River Region consists of several communities including Lyons, Mehama, Mill City, Idhana, Detroit & Marion Forks. These communities are served by both our local Stayton Sublimity Chamber of Commerce and the volunteer-run North Santiam Chamber of Commerce. Together these communities, nestled along the Santiam River, are home to endless outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, boating, fishing, kayaking and other water sports as well as some amazing small businesses, fun community events and friendly neighbors. To learn more about this area has to offer go to our Outdoor Recreation page on Pinterest.