Vernonia Quality of Life

Vernonia has a life-style that puts our citizens at peace. The beautiful wooded surroundings, many streams and parks provide a quality of life seldom realized in this fast-paced world. With all the amenities of life readily available either in-town or only a short drive to the Willamette valley, one can enjoy peace with neighbor, nature and self.

Vernonia has several parks where you can camp, picnic, bike, hike or just unwind with family or friends. The natural beauty of each park provides recreational opportunities to residents and visitors.  Visit our parks pages: Parks

We take pride in our schools and business community. Our various community involvement programs provide opportunities for everyone to share and care about the town and its citizens. For more information about our schools: Schools

The enjoyable climate of mild winters, comfortable summers, adequate rain fall and sunny days allow each person to enjoy a variety of pleasant living conditions.

Our Historic Pioneer Museum presents a glimpse of life in the region and city in times past. The museum displays logging information, pictures and tools, as well as items depicting the life of early settlers in the Nehalem Valley region. To visit our museum page: Pioneer Museum

A low tax base and growing business environment reduce the cost of living to a comfortable norm.

Emergency services provide a sense of security. Civic groups provide for social and recreational outlets.

Become a citizen of Vernonia - you will be glad you did.