Jefferson County, Oregon
|County Seat:|| Madras|
|Founded:|| December 12, 1914 |
Mount Jefferson, the second highest peak in Oregon with an elevation of
10,497 feet is where the county gets its name. The major tourist
attractions are fishing, hunting, camping, boating, water-skiing and
There are over 60,000 acres of irrigated land producing vegetable, grass and flower seeds, garlic, mint and sugar beets.
The County seat of Madras was named after a city in India and was incorporated in 1911.
Cities and Towns in the County
|Gateway||Kilts||Opal City|| |
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