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About Calton

Carlton Just North of McMinnville in the middle of beautiful farm land is the city of Calton. In 1872 a railroad was built from Portland to St Joe, but the train did not stop between the two stations. There was nothing but farm land where Carlton is now. Some of the farmers talked it over and as a result Mr. Wilson Carl went to Portland and talked to the Railroad Company officials to see if they would make a stop closer to them so they would not have to take their produce so far to the railroad. As a result first a flag stop was tried then a regular stop was made at what is now Carlton. The story is that the railroad employees when they talked of this unnamed stop started calling it Carl's town, which was soon shortened to Carlton. The City was incorporated in 1899.


Carltons Walk in the Park


Belle Pente Vineyard and Winery

Andrew Rich and Vintner

Chateau Benoit

Hamacher Wines

Ken Wright Cellars

Penner~Ash Wine Cellars

Anne Amie Vineyards


Upper City Park

Wennerberg Park


Carlton School District

Carlton Elementary | Yamhill Grade School | YC High School


City of Carlton

Carlton School District

Carlton Police Department

Carlton Fire Department

Small Town Festivals: shows all the different festivals and fairs that are around Amity

Click here for aerial view of Carlton-Interactive

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