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Scotts Mills

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Scotts Mills is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. The population was 357 at the 2010 census. It is 2mi south of Marquam and Oregon Route 213, between Silverton and Molalla.Scotts Mills is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is near the site of the 1993 Scotts Mills earthquake.NameThe 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. Thomas Scott was the first postmaster at the post office established here in 1887.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36sqmi, all of it land.Butte Creek flows just to the east of Scotts Mills as it makes its way north to join the Pudding River.ClimateThis region experiences warm and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Scotts Mills has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
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Popular things to do in Scotts Mills

Butte Creek Falls
Duration: 2h 30 min

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State Park
Silver Falls State Park Drake Crossing
Duration: 4 hours
Religious Site
Mount Angel Abbey Saint Benedict
Duration: 2 hours
Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch Molalla
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Oregon Garden Silverton
Duration: 2h 30 min

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