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Powell Butte Real Estate

one of Powell Butte real estate listings most viewed imagePowell Butte real estate is some of the most beautiful in the all of Central Oregon. It is a community in Crook County, Oregon. and named after the nearby Powell Buttes. Known for its many ranches, it has spectacular views of the Majestic Cascade Mountain Range and a variety of rural acreages.  It is located on Oregon Route 126 between Redmond and Prineville. The Powell Butte post office was established in 1909.  

Annual precipitation in the area is low with most agriculture lands irrigated. Summers are dry with warm days and cool nights. Frost occurs rarely during the summer but may occur anytime between October and June. Fourteen percent of annual precipitation occurs during the 3-month dry period from July through September. Snowfall occurs from October through April. January receives the highest average monthly snowfall of 6.3in.

The RNA site in the area was designated as an area of critical environmental concern and a plan and record of decision was created during the mid and late 20th century.  The site was part of a grazing allotment, but received only minor use because of relatively steep slopes and long distance to water for grazing animals. Although there is no fence surrounding the RNA today, the site is only infrequently subject to trespass grazing at lower elevations.

It is a gorgeous drive thru the Powell Butte area into Prineville, accessing the Crooked River and the Ochoco Mountains, John Day and Eastern Oregon beyond.   

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