Powell Butte, Oregon

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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
Powell Butte is located in the US
Powell Butte
Powell Butte
Powell Butte (the US)
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 UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (Pacific)

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]


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]

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  1. ^ "Powell Butte, Oregon". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. pp. 780–781. ISBN 978-0875952772.
  3. ^ Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer (7th ed.). Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. 2008. p. 76. ISBN 0-89933-347-8.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Powell Butte, Oregon
Powell Butte along Oregon Route 126