Central Point is a wonderful recreation area for residents and visitors alike, offering easy access to skiing, boating, fishing, rafting, hiking, camping, biking and golfing and near by Table Rock.
In addition to many outdoor recreational opportunities, Central Point is conveniently located within minutes of many cultural attractions such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Britt Music Festival, Rogue Community College's Outdoor Theater, plus numerous quality theater and musical events.
The area's economy is based primarily upon agriculture, tourism, timber products, and retail trade. A large regional mall is located within four miles of Central Point and a factory outlet shopping center is located just 12 miles south on I-5. The main offices for the Grange Co-op and Dogs for the Deaf are located in Central Point, as well as the Rogue Valley Creamery, and Central Point Lumber.
The Jackson County Expo Center, located in Central Point just off I-5, offers a wide range of activities including the Annual Jackson County Fair, Harvest Fair, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Christmas fairs, rodeos, musical events and activities year round.
Table Rock is located nearby and provides a wonderful hiking trail to the top. The views are spectacular from the top. Here you can see the most of Sams Valley and Rogue Valley south to Ashland and Mt McLaughlin. There are two Table Rocks, an upper Table Rock and a Lower Table Rock. See our Table Rock Page.
City government is provided by elected officials (i.e., a Mayor and City Council) and assisted by full-time City Staff. Central Point has its own Police Department and is served by an up to date Fire Department.