Just four miles southwest of Madras, Metolius provides residents and visitors with quiet, low-key charm. Once a booming railroad town, Metolius has a relaxed feel with its small restaurants, local market and community functions at the old railroad depot. Its close proximity to Madras makes Metolius a popular choice for residents seeking the slower pace of small town life, but with easy access to the amenities of a larger community. Metolius is poised for growth with naturally pure water, close proximity to electric power transmission lines, low cost electric and natural gas and available land in the Jefferson County Enterprise Zone.