Christmas Valley, Oregon, North Lake County’s fastest growing community, didn’t come into existence until 1961. It boasts a nine-hole championship golf course,
CV Airport, gas stations, grocery stores, motels, restaurants, variety stores, RV parks, and its own bi-monthly newspaper, The Desert Whispers. A vast sand dune system and Crack-in-the-Ground are within easy access. Hunting is also very popular in the North Lake County region.
Christmas Valley Oregon is centrally located in Lake County Oregon. It is located about 110 miles southeast from Bend Oregon. About 40 minutes northeast from Lapine Oregon. It is about 140 miles northeast from Klamath Falls Oregon and about 108 miles from southeast from Lakeview Oregon, the county seat of Lake County Oregon. The California border is about 1.5 hours southeast from Christmas Valley.
The Christmas Valley area has a population of around 2000 residents. It has an average elevation of 4,192 feet. The average rainfall is 12.5 inches and the average snowfall is 19.9 inches. Christmas Valley has 311 days of sunshine per year, The average temp in January is 23F, while the average temp in July is 86F.
Christmas Valley is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Oregon. Christmas Valley, named after nearby Christmas Lake, was a real estate development started after World War II. A post office was established in 1963 as a rural station of Silver Lake. In 1961, developer M. Penn Phillips laid out the townsite, including its fanciful holiday street names, a water system, a golf course, a lodge, an artificial lake, Baert Lake, and the Christmas Valley Airport. Over the years, new growth has included taverns, restaurants, a library, health care facilities, a volunteer fire department, and emergency medical services. As of 2009, population estimates range around 2000 full and part-time residents.