Powell Butte, Oregon

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This article is about the community in Crook County, Oregon. For the butte in Multnomah County, Oregon, see Powell Butte.
Powell Butte, Oregon
Unincorporated community
Powell Butte post office
Powell Butte post office
Powell Butte is located in Oregon
Powell Butte
Powell Butte
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 44°14′51″N 121°01′03″W / 44.24762°N 121.01753°W / 44.24762; -121.01753Coordinates: 44°14′51″N 121°01′03″W / 44.24762°N 121.01753°W / 44.24762; -121.01753
Country United States
State Oregon
County Crook
Elevation 3,117 ft (950 m)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)

Powell Butte is an unincorporated community in Crook County, Oregon, United States,[1] and named after the nearby Powell Buttes.[2] It is on Oregon Route 126 west of Prineville and east of Redmond.[3] Powell Butte post office was established in 1909.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Powell Butte has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

Powell Butte along Oregon Route 126