Crook County

The OSU/Crook County Extension Service, located in the city of Prineville, has provided research-based, informal educational programs to the citizens of Crook County since 1914. This is done through coordinating educational tours, conferences, short courses, workshops and demonstrations. We also provide brochures, publications, and research based information on a variety of subjects both in the office, over the phone, in the field, and on line.

Extension staff in Crook County along with regional Extension Staff and volunteers, offer programs and assistance in 4-H & Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Family & Community Health, Forestry & Natural Resources, Livestock, Marine/Fisheries, Range & Natural Resources and Small Farms/Small Acreage.

Quick Facts about Crook County:

  • Population (2018): 22,710
  • Established: October 24,1882
  • Elevation at Prineville: 2868’
  • Area: 2,991 square miles
  • Average Historical Max Temperature: January 42.5°F, July 85.9°F
  • Average Historical Min Temperature: January 21.1°F, July 43.6°F
  • Annual Precipitation: 10.50”
  • Economy: Forest products, agriculture, livestock raising, recreation/tourism services, manufacturing and wholesale trade constitute most of Crook County’s economy
  • County seat: Prineville
  • Communities of Crook County: Prineville, Paulina, Post, Lone Pine and Powell Butte.

 

Announcements

See all announcements

Hours of operation

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Contact us

Office fax

Address

Upcoming events

We’re active across the state delivering our workshops to you. See events that may interest you.

What we do

Discover ways to learn and get involved. Here are some highlights of our activities and specialties.

News and impact

Was this page helpful?

Ask an Expert

Have a question? Ask an Expert!

Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

Ask us a question