Announcement2016 Christmas on the Prairie-November 19th, 9am-4:30pm. If you would like to volunteer to help or be a caroler, or if you are interested in being a vendor contact Wanda (Bar WB) 541-820-3675, or Taci (city hall) 541-820-3605.

Come by city hall for your FREE open burning permit for piles larger than 6x6 ft.
Burning in barrels permitted with a free permit from City Hall in Prairie City.
You may burn in your barrels from 6am till 10am with a permit.

Need a place to camp or stay for the 2017 ECLIPSE?
Call Prairie City, City Hall 541-820-3605 for more information

MAPS: See a map of the Prairie City boundaries in a new window.

You can now pay your water bill online by credit/debit card or checking/savings account using our secure payment gateway.

Make your payment conveniently from anywhere, anytime and your account is updated intantly with the Prairie City Recorder.
Prairie City historyStrawberry Mountain looks down upon Prairie City, creating one of the most photogenic vistas in Oregon. After its founding in 1868 Prairie City had to be rebuilt three times following major fires. Much of its importance as a shipping point for Grant County was due to the Sumpter Valley Railroad lines, with its narrow-gauge tracks running from Baker City to Prairie City.

The Great Depression ended this connection, although the shortened Sumpter Valley Railroad continued to transport logs to sawmills in Baker city until 1947. The original train depot in Prairie City has been restored and is now the DeWitt Depot Park Museum. Read more»
Grant CountyThe County Surveyor publishes over 20,000 original surveys - from the 1860s to the present - along with links to the Oregon Dept. of Revenue's assigned tax lot maps.

Find properties, plat maps, subdivisions and corners easily and quickly by township, range and section. Check it out.