Introduction to Madras, Oregon
Madras is the county seat of Jefferson County, which was founded on December 12, 1914. The city was named after the cotton fabric that was sold at the local store. Madras city was incorporated in 1911.
Madras and nearby Attractions
- Museum at Warm Springs
- Smith Rock State Park
- The Museum At Warm Springs
- The Cove Palisades State Park
Things To Do In Madras
The city of Madras offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, as Cove Palisades State Park and Smith Rock State Park both lie inside of Madras. The Museum at Warm Springs is accessible from the city as well.
Portland International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Madras Higher Education
The closest colleges are Central Oregon Community College, Clackamas Community College and Linn-Benton Community College.