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North Powder Real Estate | Homes for sale in North Powder 

North Powder, Oregon, is northeast of Haines and almost due north of Baker City. The community was named for the North Powder River, which, in turn, was named for an English translation of Native American Chinook terms for the soil along the stream.

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46601 FOOTHILL, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Located in the heart of Baker County, 47 Ranch offers the lifestyle of your childhood. Near renowned Baker City, known for its small city awards for livability, biking, Anthony Lakes Ski Resort & more. Stunning custom, luxurious timber-frame inspired home. Views of Elkhorn & Wallowa Mtns & Baker Valley.


15647 MAXWELL, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Beautiful ranch/farm with good soil that is mostly rock free with very little slope that could grow potatoes, mint, wheat and be certified organic. Flood water rights with 2 back up wells.Outbuildings include barn, shop, equipment shed, corrals, multiuse building with power, plumbed for water/bathroom, covered cattle chute, 15k scales. Great views of Elkhorn Mtns.


12293 BULGER FLAT, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Private Mountain retreat with Custom Lindal Cedar Home on 40 acres in the Elkhorn Mountains.




NFS Rd 4330, North Powder, OR, Oregon 97867

Timbered parcel of 640 ac. +/- surrounded by public lands. Two year around streams and multiple springs. Seasonal accessed via NFS road and county. Logged in 1995 with some thinning of Lodge pole in 2007. Property qualifies for land owner preference tags, Starkey Unit. Great hunting on property and fishing for rainbow trout. Includes small cabin in need of attention.


46803 FOOTHILL, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Productive irrigated farm ground with manufactured home, barn and other outbuildings. Currently in alfalfa but is also suitable for potatoes or mint.


53365 JIMMY CREEK, North Powder, OR, Oregon 97867

Unfinished log home on 675 acres +/- acres. Two small streams, Jimmy and Clover converge on the property. One additional building permit. Grazing for cattle and habitat for mule deer, antelope, elk, upland game birds. Private and secluded with views of the Elkhorn Mtns. Potential for wind, solar and irrigation.


610 AMY, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

1988 Manufactured Home on 150'x100' lot in the city of Haines. This home features 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bath with approximately 1352 square feet. It has a covered front and back porch, blaze king wood stove and FA electric furnace. There is a detached 2 car garage and shop area with cement floor, insulated, wired and wood stove. This is all on a 100x150 lot that has fenced pasture area.


47481 FS Rd 715, Granite, OR, Oregon 97877

Remarkable views coupled with privacy all on a property that won't take all your time to maintain. This hard to find cabin sits on 1 acres, has spring fed water, multiple power sources, and has Forest service land access on multiple sides. Property includes small shop, separate storage building that houses 5500 watt generator, and 3rd outbuilding.


325 4TH, North Powder, OR, Oregon 97867

Well maintained home on large fenced lot with fruit trees, small barn and shop. The home has had some remodeling and features 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, vinyl windows, some hardwood flooring, some vinyl and new carpeting. There is a partial unfinished basement.


710 FRONT, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Commercial/Residential property in Haines, OR. Colonial 2 story style home on corner lot with 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Home has had several updates, new vinyl windows, new heating system and hot water heater. There is a fenced back yard with patio area, covered front porch and detached 1 car garage/shop.


490 CENTER, North Powder, OR, Oregon 97867

Eastern Oregon home. Comfortable older home, two bedrooms with to two bonus rooms that could be used as extra bedrooms. Propane stove with fire place insert keeps the winter chill away. Home sits on .38 if ac lot, potential for large garage or shop. Some outbuilding and a garage. Investors, don't overlook this property, North Powder has a demand for rentals.


495 F, North Powder, OR, Oregon 97867

A cozy home that is just right for the smaller family or retired person(s). 2 Bedroom with a possible 3 and or attic room to develope. Sun porch on the front, great for plants and sunny day readying, plants love it. Small garage is mostly for storage, with another outbuildings. Seller Terms Minimum down of $20,000 @6% or more down less interest ie: $50,000 down @4%. Selling "as is".


0 2nd, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Wonderful Buildable Home sites with mountain views on this 3.09 acres in the city of Haines, OR. This parcel sets on the Northwest corner of the city of Haines, There are 3 separate tax lots and they are all buildable.


240 5TH, North Powder, OR, Oregon 97867

FHA File 431-412874 HUD home sold by electronic bid only. Property available 12/6/18. Bids due by 12/15/18 at 11:59pm CT then daily until sold. Insured with Escrow. Eligible for FHA financing. BLB Resources makes no warranty as to condition of property. Huge fenced yard.


0 Olson, Haines, OR, Oregon 97833

Build your dream home in Haines on this 200'x 100'm/l size lot with a nice view of the mountains.


There are small and medium sized homes in North Powder, close to town. Many of these date back to the early 1900s. Not far from town are custom homes with all sorts of amenities. And of course, there are large lots and small acreages just waiting for you dream home.

What’s really exciting about North Powder real estate however is availability of open land. There are hundred acre parcels of rolling hills with trees ripe for development into recreational properties, including hunting, fishing and camping. Some already have delightful custom homes, others are waiting for you to build exactly the home you’ve always dreamed about. Some of these parcels would make perfect subdivisions into large, multi-acre parcels. There are larger parcels, some reaching as many as several thousand acres that are already working farms, as well as parcels for ready for you to create your own farming operation. Several of these larger parcels already have magnificent custom homes; others have great building sites ready for your dream home.


North Powder is a true small town, with a population of about 490. As a gently growing region, it offers opportunities to get away from it all. The real estate opportunities are amazing.

North Powder is close to the Wallowa – Whitman National Forest contains 2.3 million acres ranging in elevation from 875 feet in Hells Canyon, to 9845 feet in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, the largest National Forest administrative unit in the Pacific Northwest Region. The Wallowa National Forrest was created in 1908 from the combination of seven Forest Reserves, and the Whitman National Forrest was created in 1908 by combining three Forest Reserves. The Wallowa and Whitman National Forests have been managed together since 1954.

The National Forest gives North Powder residents and visitors access to incredible recreational opportunities. For example, starting from rolling benchlands to the granite outcrops of the Greenhorn Mountains, the rugged North Forest John Day Wilderness provides diverse landscapes. Much of the wilderness is composed of gentle benchlands and tablelands; the remaining of steep ridges and alpine lake basins. A continuous vegetative canopy covers most of the land, including dense virgin stands of conifer species like Douglas-fir, white fir, western larch and lodgepole pine.

Over 100 miles of trails serve both hikers and horseback riders where the lay of the land calls for long-distance trips with many elevation changes.

Located on the Baker Ranger District, the North Fork John Day Wilderness-Baldy Creek Unit covers 13,715 acres of the northern end of the Elkhorn Mountains, several scenic subalpine lake basins characteristic of the area, the headwaters of Bull Creek, Baldy Creek, and Crawfish Creek, and the headwaters of the North Fork John Day River.

Very little is known about the actual history of the town of North Powder. It is known that from 1840 thru the 1870’s, more than 300,000 emigrants passed westward on the Oregon Trail that crossed the Powder River and entered a stage station at the present site of North Powder. The town existed as a settlement prior to 1880 and was either a trading post or farming area as well as an important stop along the Oregon Trail.

At the time of incorporation, the town was comprised of twelve businesses, three churches, a local school servicing all grades and a local newspaper, “The Powder Valley Echo”. The city also housed an ice plant for more than forty years that provided ice to the Pacific Fruit and Express Company for use in their rail cars until the plant burned down in 1937.

Major industries in the town are timber and agriculture. The community is in the heart of a recreational area that contains Pilcher Creek Reservoir, Wolf Creek reservoir and thief Valley Reservoir. Rainbow Trout in this area often measure up to eighteen inches in length. There are a number of outdoor activities for both residents and visitors which include skiing, camping and snowmobiling. The Anthony Lakes Ski Resort is a well known and popular attraction for winter sports.


  • Elevation – 3,256 ft.
  • Median resident age – 38.6
  • High school graduation or higher – 84.6%
  • BA or higher – 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree – 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work – 30.6 minutes
  • Nearest major highway – I-84
  • Nearest city with population of 50,000 + = Kennewick, WA = 117.6 miles
  • Nearest city with population of 200,000 + = Portland, OR = 326 miles
  • Nearest cities: Haines, 8.3 miles, Union, 13.0 miles, Baker City, 18.5 miles
  • Nearest University – Eastern Oregon University – 24 miles, La Grande
  • Median family income – $27,188
  • Per capita income – $11,231


  • Average low temperature – 24 degrees F.
  • Average high temperature – 84 degrees F.
  • Hottest month is August, coldest month is January
  • Driest month is July, wettest month is May
  • Average annual precipitation 13.79 inches


  • Median home age – 33
  • Median home cost as of 11/05 – $113,600
  • Cost of living re housing is 54.5 compared to 100 US Index. This takes into consideration mortgage payments, apartment rents and property taxes.

An Example of Property for Sale in North Powder

4,300 sq. ft. log home on 400 acres, wildlife, buildings for animals and airstrip, 980,000 BDFT timber, 6 miles to I-84, asking price $1,750,000

As of this writing, there are few properties for sale. However, interested parties who would like to purchase a home in this small but charming town should register through my email alerts system for many future possibilities.