This eastern town is experiencing an economic renaissance, thanks to investment by Facebook and Apple. With wide open spaces, pristine mountain views, and an old-fashioned western culture, Prineville is a place to settle in and spread out.
Prineville is a city located on the Crooked River in Crook County.
Founded in 1870, Prineville is the oldest city in Central Oregon. The city is home to Oregon’s oldest public structure, the Crook County Courthouse which was built in 1909. Visitors can appreciate the history as they stroll by the brick buildings that line the city’s main street.
The eastern Oregon town is experiencing an economic renaissance, thanks to investment by Facebook and Apple. Both companies have a presence in the city, and a new class of entrepreneurs has joined the growth story opening restaurants, breweries and other exciting local businesses.
The Ochoco National Forest and the Ochoco Mountains lie just east of Prineville and, along with the Prineville Reservoir, offer a variety of outdoor sports and activities.
Prineville is served by the Crook County School District. Crook County High School leads all high schools in the region with a graduation rate of 98% for the Class of 2021.