Central Point is located northwest of Ashland
, between Medford and White City
, off of Interstate 5
near Agate Lake and the Rogue River National Forest
. This community was named for the intersection of two stagecoach routes. It is the home of Jackson County
Exhibition Park, which is the site of fairs, shows, and rodeos. Central Point is within minutes of events like the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
and the Britt Festival, and is now part of the contiguous urban area centered around Medford
This town's location offers wonderful recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike, such as easy access to: skiing (Mount Ashland), boating & fishing (Rogue River), hiking, camping, biking and golfing. The Crater Rock Museum is also another favorite.
Central Point is part of the Medford-Ashland, Oregon metro area.
The economy for this town is largely supported by: The Grange Co-op, Dogs for the Deaf, Rogue Valley Creamery, and Central Point Lumber.