Crook County, Oregon
|County Seat:|| Prineville |
|Founded:|| October 24, 1882 |
|Population:|| 19,182 |
Crook County was named for an United States Army Major-General,
the county is located in the center of the state. Prineville the county
seat is the only incorporated city in the county. The primary economy
is base on forestry and Agriculture.Tourism and recreation are also
large contributors to the economy.
The oldest geological formation
in Oregon is in the southeastern corner of the County. This formation
is an outcropping of Devonian limestone created from a larger reef when
most of Oregon was covered by water.
Some of the activities that
can be found in the county include rock climbing, boating, fishing,
hiking, and rock hounding to name a few.
Cities and Towns in the County
|Post||Prineville|| || |
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