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Welcome to Prineville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Prineville has a population of 10,720 people<2> (see below for details).
Prineville was established in 1877 and was incorporated in 1880.
The community of Prineville is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Prineville is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Prineville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Prineville: (541) & (458)<4>
The ZIP code for Prineville: 97754<5>
Websites for Prineville ...
Official Website: www.cityofprineville.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prineville had an population of 10,720 people. This is an increase of 15.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Prineville had a population of 9,253 people (which is 44.11% of the total population of Crook County). This makes Prineville the county's most populous community.
The population of Prineville represents 0.24% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,253 people, the population of Prineville increased 25.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,356 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Prineville.
Communities near Prineville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Prineville.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Prineville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prineville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Prineville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Prineville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Prineville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Prineville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prineville ...
Looking for more information about Prineville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Prineville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prineville.
Adding Prineville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Prineville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Prineville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Prineville on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Prineville on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Prineville: www.cityofprineville.com/
The official website for Crook County: www.co.crook.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022