Redmond is located in the heart of Central Oregon and is known as the “Hub” for its central location and the cross roads of both highways 97 and 126.  With direct access to all that Central Oregon has to offer, Redmond is the ideal place to start your adventure.

Getting here is half the fun; whether arriving from the west, where you crest the Cascade Mountains for your first scenic view, or enter from any other direction, you will instantly recognize you have arrived at a truly amazing destination.

If you’re arriving by air, your first view of Redmond will be of our world-class airport.   Robert’s Field (RDM), is Central Oregon’s only commercial airport and is sure to make an exceptional first impression.

With air service provided by Alaska, American, Delta and United to 7 cities and with over 32 daily flights, getting here, or accessing the world, has never been easier.



Redmond Quick Facts

Incorporated: 1910

Population: 27,500

Source: PSU Population Research Center

Location: Redmond sits on a plateau at the western edge of Oregon’s High Desert, at the intersection of U.S. Highway 97 (north and south) and State Route 126 (east and west).

Elevation: 3,077 feet, 8.62” annual prec.: avg temp. H 85°, L 20°

Parks: The City of Redmond and the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District (RAPRD) maintain more than 25 parks throughout the community.

For more information, visit www.redmond.or.us and www.raprd.org

Public Library: The Redmond Library, part of the Deschutes Public Library system, offers programs and services designed to benefit both kids and adults alike. Learn more at: www.deschuteslibrary.org/redmond

Public Schools: Redmond School District operates five K-5 elementary schools, two K-8 community schools, two middle schools, a charter school, two high schools and one K-12 virtual school. Redmond Schools: 7,000 students, 12 schools, 1 charter, 6 communities www.redmond.k12.or.us

HIGHER LEARNING: The Redmond area is home to two institutes of higher learning:

Central Oregon Community College:  www.cocc.edu

Oregon State University – Cascadeswww.osucascades.edu

Air Transportation: Redmond is home to Central Oregon’s only commercial airport offering 32 flights daily to seven popular western destinations. $40 million expansion of Redmond Airport terminal from 24,000 SF to 140,000 SF, completed in 2010