Paulina (/pɔːˈlaɪ.nə/ paw-LY-nə) is an unincorporated community in Crook County, Oregon, United States. It is about 55 miles (89 km) east of Prineville on Oregon Route 380. It was named after Paiute Chief Paulina. Paulina post office was established in 1882. Paulina has one K-8 grade school. The community is the home of the Paulina Rodeo, which was the subject of a Kim Stafford poem, and the Paulina Ranger District of the Ochoco National Forest.