Culver Community Information:

Culver is a small farming community nestled in a fertile valley 2,633 feet above sea level.

On average, there are 156 sunny days per year in Culver, Oregon.

Summer is usually dry and sunny rarely exceeding 100 degrees while the nights are cool. Winter brings temperatures that can dip into the twenties at night, but usually warm up into the forties during the day. We usually see some snow but the average is only about 6 inches.

Crops that are grown here include garlic, potatoes, certified grass, alfalfa, grain, mint and vegetable seeds.  Even though the growing season is short, it is quite productive.

Just 10 minutes from the Cove Palisades State Park and Lake Billy Chinook, Culver is a recreational paradise. The opportunities for fishing, boating, water skiing and wakeboarding, camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities are endless.  Lake Billy Chinook attracts close to a half-million visitors a year.

Culver has a population of about 1,480 citizens.  The local school district has a reputation for scholastic excellence and has been commended by the state.

The city water is natural spring water from Opal Springs, one of Culver's treasures.

Getting Here:

The City of Culver is located two miles West of Highway 97. Madras (the Jefferson county seat) is 9 miles to the North. 

Culver is 17 miles North of Redmond and 32 miles North of Bend. Portland is about a two-hour drive to the northwest.

Culver is a wonderful place to live and raise a family.  We welcome and celebrate any who wish to make their home here.

Culver IS Oregon!


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