Places

  • Prineville is also known as: Crook County / Prineville city.

  • Prineville tourist attractions include: Crook County Bank Building.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Dan Gauthier (actor and model).

History

The population was 9,253 at the 2010 census. Prineville was founded in 1877 when Monroe Hodges filed the original plat for the city. The post office for the community had been established with the name of Prine on April 13, 1871, but changed to Prineville on December 23, 1872. The city was incorporated by the Oregon Legislative Assembly on October 23, 1880, and obtained its first high school in 1902. Long the major town in central Oregon, Prineville was snubbed in 1911 when the railroad tycoons James J. Hill and Edward H. Harriman bypassed the city as they laid track south from The Dalles. In a period when the presence of a railroad meant the difference between prosperity and the eventual fate as a ghost town, in a 1917 election, Prineville residents voted 355 to 1 to build their own railway, and raised the money to connect their town to the main line 19 miles (31 km) away. Helped by timber harvests from the nearby Ochoco National Forest, the City of Prineville Railroad prospered for decades. The profits from the...

The official website for the city of Prineville is http://www.cityofprineville.com/.

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Prineville Obituaries

It was written by Register Guard on August 18th, 2015 that Ronald Lee Lightner perished in Prineville, Oregon.  Lightner was 56 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ronald Lee's life.

It was revealed by The Columbian on July 5th, 2015 that Edward E Staley passed away in Vancouver, Washington.  Staley was 86 years old and was born in Prineville, OR.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Edward E's life.

It was noted on May 3rd, 2015 that Gerry Keith Fauglid died in Prineville, Oregon.  Fauglid was 70 years old and was born in Mayville, ND.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gerry Keith's life.

It was disclosed on April 21st, 2015 that Gail Petersen died in Prineville, Oregon.  Petersen was 54 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gail's life.

It was reported on April 8th, 2015 that Mark E Broemling passed on in Prineville, Oregon.  Broemling was 81 years old and was born in Uniontown, WA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mark E's life.

It was revealed by Flint Journal on March 11th, 2015 that Gerald Ray "Jerry" Scott passed on in Michigan.  Scott was 63 years old and was born in Prineville, OR.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gerald Ray "Jerry"'s life.

It was revealed by Albany Democrat-Herald on March 3rd, 2015 that Alvin Garrett Jones perished in Prineville, Oregon.  Jones was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Alvin Garrett's life.

It was disclosed by Walla Walla Union-Bulletin on January 15th, 2015 that Mollie Monahan passed on in Washington.  Monahan was 91 years old and was born in Prineville, OR.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mollie's life.

It was disclosed by The Record Courier on September 4th, 2014 that Donald Lemont "Mont" Rouse died in Prineville, Oregon.  Rouse was 69 years old and was born in San Jose, CA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald Lemont "Mont"'s life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on August 26th, 2014 that David Arthur Sr Wells perished in Kennewick, Washington.  Wells was 61 years old and was born in Prineville, OR.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor David Arthur Sr's life.

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Crook County Cemetery District
5423 21st Ave Ne
Prineville, WA 98185

Prineville Cemetery News

IRRIGON Obituary: Gladys Marie Tuthill Hutchinson
A graveside funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville, with a celebration of life following at 11 a.m. at the VFW hall (405 N. Main). Mrs. Hutchinson was born April 11, 1916, in Los Angeles to Henry ...
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Obituary: Gladys Marie Hutchinson
A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville, with a celebration of life to follow at 11 a.m. at the VFW hall (405 N. Main). Mrs. Hutchinson was born April 11, 1916, in Los Angeles to ...
http://www.hermistonherald.com/obituaries/article_d1c7c210-e699-11df-bcc7-001cc4c03286.html?photo=

Governor appoints local judge
The governor selected Hillman from four candidates for the position, including three private practice attorneys, Paul Sumner, of Madras, and Jeff Wilson and Steve Chappell, both of Prineville ... in Arlington National Cemetery. "My other grandfather, Otis ...
http://www.madraspioneer.com/archives/story.aspx/14276/governor-appoints-local-judge

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City of Prineville
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cemetery n. , pl. , -ies . A place for burying the dead; a graveyard. [Middle English cimiterie , from Old French cimitiere , from Medieval Latin
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