Prineville Oregon is located about 35 miles northeast of Bend and offers a small town charm with a taste of the old west. Agriculture is a large part of the local culture and Prineville has held onto its pioneer heritage from its establishment in the late 1800’s. The local economy has seen some recent improvements with the addition of the Facebook and Apple data centers and the downtown area is currently undergoing a revitalization to update the buildings and create a new community plaza in front of the historic courthouse.
With the bountiful Ochoco mountains, the Crooked River, and several local reservoirs, Prineville is a mainstay for those who appreciate all the outdoors has to offer. The moderate climate and lots of sunshine make Prineville a comfortable place to live all year round. There are many day trips that can be taken to see the sights around Prineville including the John Day Fossil Beds, the Painted Hills and Steins Pillar. Golfing, hunting, horseback riding, fishing, boating, and hiking are some of the activities that can be found within a few miles of Prineville. Prineville is also a well-established community with great medical services and educational system. With a local airport in the city limits and the Redmond Internation Airport only 30 minutes away, Prineville is easily accessible for travel to and from the area.