Amity is a city in Yamhill County, Oregon. It is a part of the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton Metro Area, and has a total area of 0.6 square miles. 1.64% of the area is water, and the rest is land. The city was established in the mid nineteenth century, by Joseph and Ahio S. Watt. The local post office was established in 1952. The city was originally incorporated as a town in 1880.
Manufacturing, construction, agriculture and related activities are the major contributors to the local economy. Public education comprises five schools, including elementary, middle and high schools. Plum Valley Airport, Red's Field Airport and Watts Landing Airport are the local airports. The closest hospital is Willmette Valley Medical Center, located about 6 miles away in McMinnville. The cost of living here 3.80% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 41 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 136. Snowfall is about 6 inches annually.