About Our Community

The Neighborhood Watch & Citizen Patrol is affiliated with Scotts Mills Volunteer Firefighters Association, Inc.  Donations to the SMVFA non-profit benefit varied community groups, including SMNW&CP!
For communicating needs and issues regarding Scotts Mills Neighborhood Watch and its very active Citizen Patrol, please use the Directory.  

We do not have specific "Office Space;" primary communications are handled thru the President and/or Special Events Coordinator. 
  • Meetings are held in donated space at the Scotts Mills Community Center on the corner of 4th and Grandview, across from the Grange Building. 

  • The community served is about 10 Miles Northeast of Silverton; approximately 6 Miles East of Mt. Angel and has a general in-town population of about 350 people (approximately 100 homes). 

  • We are served by the Marion County Sheriff's Office on the Marion County side of Butte Creek, by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office on the Clackamas County side of Butte Creek, and by the Oregon State Police.

  • We have "partners" in the upper Crooked Finger Road and in the Briar Knob Loop area. We don't consider our watch a "neighborhood" watch as much as a community or "Neighbor Watch" which extends for several miles outside of the city limits. 

More "Pages" on this site provide specific information that will help you learn more about our community.

Additionally, our community has a:
  1. Post Office (Zip 97375)
  2. Community Center
  3. City Hall - and City Council
  4. Award-winning Volunteer Fire Department and EMT group
  5.          additional Fire Department information and important links
  6. Cub Scout Troop
  7. Brownie/Girl Scout Troop
  8. Churches
  9. Two parks, including Swimming Holes
  10. Historical Society Building (open the 1st Sunday afternoon of each month - and by special request)
  11. Scotts Mills Market
  12. T&M Interiors
  13. and assorted antique businesses, as well as several small and some "homegrown" businesses such as "The BirdHouse Man" (David Fennimore and his "custom" handmade birdhouses). 

  14. The "Local Business Listing" page provides contact information for multiple businesses or services in the area.
During specific times of the year, there are assorted "craft events," and meetings held both at the Community Center and the Grange, including multiple groups who opt to come out to our community for their meetings.
In 2005, Scotts Mills was a primary "filming site" of a Hallmark Movie which was broadcast on a Sunday evening Hallmark Special (CBS) early in 2007.  "The Valley of Light."  Use this link to view it on youtube
Across Butte Creek, and on the Clackamas County side, Maple Grove Pioneer Cemetery reflects on a lot of local history, and "way up Butte Creek Road ," is a great Boy Scout Camp!"