City Hall and Library Closed Due to COVID-19 Vernonia Park Facilities Closed

Welcome to Vernonia

Nestled in the Oregon Coast Range on the Nehalem River, lies the City of Vernonia. Surrounded by Douglas Fir forests, Vernonia strives to maintain our historic logging roots, while providing a welcoming community in which to live, work and play. Vernonia offers quiet country living and a great place to visit. Whether you live here, or are just passing through, we invite you to enjoy everything Vernonia has to offer.


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Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

City Hall on Mar 26, 2020

Due to COVID-19 the public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Vernonia, Columbia County, State of Oregon, to present the budget for the fiscal year July 1,...

A Message From The Mayor About Coronavirus

Rick Hobart, Mayor on Mar 24, 2020

Vernonia City Council and City Staff held a Special Council Meeting on Monday at 3:00 pm via a teleconference to discuss our path forward in dealing with the effects of...

City Council Special Meeting Replay

City Hall on Mar 24, 2020

The following recording is of the City Council Meeting held on March 23rd, 2020 at 3:00 PM. Due to technical difficulties the first 3 minutes were not recorded. The only...

Vernonia Park Facilities Closed

City Hall on Mar 24, 2020

The City of Vernonia has closed all playgrounds, sports courts, campgrounds, park restrooms and picnic shelters as of Monday, March 23rd.The decision follows direction from the Oregon Health Authority and...

Vernonia State of Emergency and Governor's Executive Orders

City Hall on Mar 18, 2020

Vernonia City Council has declared a State of Emergency via Council Resolution No. 2020-03 in order to protect the Vernonia community, City employees, and the City’s most vulnerable citizens from...

Public Notice - City Hall Offices Closed to Address COVID-19 Concerns

City Hall on Mar 13, 2020

Based on recent recommendations from the State of Oregon and Oregon public health experts, the City of Vernonia is implementing the following measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in...

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