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Redmond

Deschutes County,

Oregon

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"The Hub of Central Oregon"


The Oregon state capital is Salem.


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Zip Codes

97756

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Redmond is approximately 8,955 (1990), 26215 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,932 (1990), 9947 (2010).

The amount of land area in Redmond is 21.794 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.011 sq kilometers.
The distance from Redmond to Washington DC is 2451 miles. The distance to the Oregon state capital is 108 miles. (as the crow flies)
Redmond is positioned 44.25 degrees north of the equator and 121.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Redmond elevation is 3077 feet above sea level.
Redmond miscellany.

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Location

Redmond location: 144 miles southeast of Portland on Hwy 97

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Climate & Weather

Redmond average annual rainfall is 8.64 (precipitation) inches per year
The average low temperature is 20 to 47 (range) degrees F.
The average high temperature is 42 to 85 (range) degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Redmond history:

In 1904, Frank and Josephine Redmond moved from Wasco to a site next to the offered courses of the main canal and a railroad line. In 1906, the canal filled with water and central Oregon Irrigation officials platted the town site called Redmond.

In 1910, the population of Redmond had grown to 216 and the city was incorporated. Redmond grew and many new businesses started up. Some of the businesses included a volunteer fire dept., library, small hospital, bank, laundry and lumber yard. It was a good year for Redmond.

The anticipation of the railroad in 1911 provided an economic increase. The intersection of traffic went through the area and created Redmond's nickname, "The Hub of Central Oregon." (Submitted by Lacy Kirkland, High Desert Middle School)
The incorporation date of Redmond: 1910

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Attractions

Redmond attractions:

Rock climbing, indoor/outdoor swimming, nordic and alpine skiing, golf, tennis, youth soccer-wrestling-baseball-softball & basketball, fishing, whitewater rafting & dancing.

Operation Santa Claus
4355 W. Hwy 126
Redmond, Oregon 97756
Phone: 503-548-8910
It's Christmas 365 days a year when you visit the live reindeer at Operation Santa Claus.

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Economy & Industry

Redmond economy: Top 5 employers: Redmond School District, Crown Pacific Plywood and Reman Operations, Eagle Crest, Central Oregon District Hospital, Opportunity Foundation of Central Oregon.
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