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Welcome to Sisters ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sisters has a population of 2,780 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Sisters is 3,190 feet [972 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sisters is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Sisters: (541) & (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Sisters: 97759<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sisters had an population of 2,780 people. This is an increase of 36.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 189.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sisters had a population of 2,038 people. This makes Sisters the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sisters represents 0.05% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,038 people, the population of Sisters increased 112.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 959 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sisters ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oregon communities named Sisters: This one is located in Deschutes County and the other is located in Crook County.

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

Communities near Sisters ...

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

  • Redmond (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redmond
    • Redmond lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Sisters and is located in Deschutes County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<8>
  • Black Butte Ranch (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Camp Sherman (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Geneva (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Sisters and is located in Jefferson County
  • Tumalo (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumalo
    • Tumalo lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Sisters and is located in Deschutes County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumalo
  • Crooked River Ranch (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Terrebonne (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Grandview (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
    • Grandview was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sisters and is located in Jefferson County
  • Opal City (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal City
    • Opal City lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sisters and is located in Jefferson County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opal City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal City
  • Bend (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bend
    • Bend lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southeast of Sisters and is located in Deschutes County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101,886 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bend<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sisters ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sisters. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sisters.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sisters - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Sisters). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sisters or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sisters) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sisters. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SistersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sisters. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2913, Longitude: -121.5475    
<7>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.
<8>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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