Vernonia Area Resources

Vernonia Schools

Vernonia School District 47J
1000 Missouri Avenue
Vernonia, OR 97064

Fire and Ambulance

Vernonia Rural Fire Protection District
555 E. Bridge Street
Vernonia, OR 97064
503.429.8252 (Non-Emergency)
For Emergencies Call 911

Health Care

Vernonia Health Center
1005 Cougar Street
Vernonia, OR 97064
503.429.1953 or 800.356.0460
For Emergencies Call 911

Mental Health

Columbia Community Mental Health
58646 McNulty Way
St. Helens, OR 97051
General Info and 24 Hour Crisis Intervention
For Emergencies Call 911

Public Transportation

There is no public transportation to or from Vernonia. Despite the citizens of Vernonia and Columbia County in the Vernonia area paying taxes for public transportation, the decision makers in St. Helens chose to discontinue public transportation to Vernonia in early 2021. Please direct all questions, comments, and anger to your elected officials found here.

Vernonia Pioneer Museum

Discover Vernonia's rich historical past.

511 East Bridge Street
Vernonia, OR 97064

Vernonia Pioneer Museum

Electrical Service

West Oregon Electric Cooperative
652 Rose Avenue
Vernonia, OR 97064

Natural Gas

NW Natural


Garbage and Recycling

Waste Management



There are no cable or digital televison providers in Vernonia. For televison service contact a satelite televison provider of your choice.

Keep It Local

Have you checked out Keep It Local's new online directory yet, It's the easiest way to find local businesses, nonprofits, and events all in one place. With over 300 listings and counting, there's something for everyone! Visit to find what's local and support the community.

Columbia Economic Team

Local News

Vernonia's Voice

Published the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Free copies available at most retail stores and restaurants in Vernonia, or read online at

Scott Laird, Publisher
PO Box 55
Vernonia, OR 97064