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Welcome to Redmond ...

The city of Redmond is located in Deschutes County<1>.

The location of Redmond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Redmond has a population of 32,398 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Redmond.

Redmond is 3,010 feet [917 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Redmond is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Redmond lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Redmond: (541) & (458)<5>

Websites for Redmond ...

Official Website:   www.redmond.or.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.redmondcofc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Redmond had an population of 32,398 people. This is an increase of 23.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 140.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Redmond had a population of 26,215 people (which is 16.62% of the total population of Deschutes County). This makes Redmond the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Redmond represents 0.68% of the population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,215 people, the population of Redmond increased 94.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,481 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Redmond.

Communities Also Named Redmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Redmond - they are located in Colorado, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Redmond.

Communities near Redmond ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Redmond.

  • Bend [Deschutes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bend
    • Bend [Deschutes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Redmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101,886 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bend<7>
  • Prineville [Crook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prineville
    • Prineville [Crook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Redmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,305 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prineville<7>
  • Sisters [Deschutes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sisters
    • Sisters [Deschutes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Redmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sisters
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sisters<7>
  • Culver [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culver
    • Culver [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Redmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culver<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Terrebonne [Deschutes County]
    • Powell Butte [Crook County]
    • Tumalo [Deschutes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumalo
      • Tumalo [Deschutes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Redmond
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumalo
    • Crooked River Ranch [Jefferson County]
    • Opal City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal City
      • Opal City [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Redmond
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal City
    • Alfalfa [Deschutes County]

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 Redmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Redmond.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Redmond. 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 Redmond.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Redmond. See our Newspapers Page for Redmond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redmond ...

Looking for more information about Redmond? 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 Redmond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Redmond.

Adding Redmond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Redmond 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 Redmond was

We also found Redmond on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Redmond on our Genealogy Page.

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About Deschutes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Redmond: www.redmond.or.us/

The official website for Deschutes County: www.co.deschutes.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Deschutes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Redmond.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Redmond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Redmond) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Redmond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RedmondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2636, Longitude: -121.1786       In this case, the coordinates for Redmond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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