In the pages that follow, you will catch a glimpse of this extraordinary community and discover why so many people are choosing to visit and even call Redmond home.
The annual precipitation is only 8.88 inches and with more than 320 days of sunshine a year, outstanding weather is just one of the many reasons why people love it here.
Located at a crossroads of Highways 97 and 126, these transportation corridors initially brought travelers who were just passing through, however many of the hearty road warriors returned, having discovered the breathtaking natural beauty of the area.
Today, Redmond attracts a diverse group of newcomers, including young professionals, growing families and energetic baby boomers, all seeking that ideal location to enjoy the good life.
In 2010 the City of Redmond celebrated its 100th Birthday, with the heart of the festivities taking place in the newly constructed Centennial Park. This lasting tribute stands as a symbol of pride and serves as a community gathering place throughout the year. Check out the clock tower commemorating Redmond’s past, present and future. It’s a stunning illuminated addition to the park and is the resting place of the centennial time-capsule, a treasure trove of life from 2010, just waiting to be opened in the next 100 years.
Redmond’s Centennial also marked the pinnacle of a dramatic renaissance which transformed downtown. Sweeping architectural improvements were made as stunning facades re-emerged, and sidewalks, trees and streets were all carefully restored.
Take one of Redmond’s walking tours showcasing some of its many historic buildings, the Art Deco movement, public art and even the cemetery. You’ll notice Redmond’s history is as unique as our residents.
Redmond is also home to Robert’s Field, Central Oregon’s only commercial airport, giving you access to the world, and with Redmond’s elevation at 3,077 ft., we receive less annual snow fall, allowing full access to Central Oregon year round.
Redmond’s iconic archway is one of the most photographed places in the City and is an ideal location to gather with friends or to just people watch.
Welcome to Redmond, we know you’ll like what you see.