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Deschutes County, Oregon

US county information
NameDeschutes County
Largest cityBend
US Area
Total Area3055 sq mi (7912.5 km2)
Land Area3018 sq mi (7816.6 km2)
Water Area37 sq mi (95.8 km2)
Population157733 (2010)
Density20.1/km2 (52.1/sq mi)
Named forDeschutes River
Time zonePacific
Time zonePacific: UTC-8/-7: -8/-7

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Deschutes County (c-enicondəˈʃuːts) is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. In 2010, its population was 157,733. The county was created in 1916 out of part of Crook County and was named for the Deschutes River, which itself was named by French-Canadian trappers of the early 19th century. It is part of the Bend, Oregon, Metropolitan Statistical Area and is the political and economic hub of Central Oregon. The county seat is Bend.

Deschutes is the fastest-growing county in Oregon.

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