There are 8 US Post Offices in Deschutes County serving a total of 156,294 residents equating to 19,537 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 249,463 packages are handled across the 8 county post offices annually. Deschutes County /d\u0259\u02c8\u0283u\u02d0ts/ is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 157,733. The county seat is Bend. The county was created in 1916 out of part of Crook County and was named for the Deschutes River, which itself was named by French-Canadian trappers of the early 19th century. It is the political and economic hub of Central Oregon. Deschutes comprises the Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area. Deschutes is the fastest-growing county in Oregon."