Vernonia Emergency Services


Ambulance services are provided by volunteers of the Vernonia Volunteer Ambulance Association - a special branch of the Metro West Ambulance Services.


Dispatch: 911

Building and Electrical Questions

Contact: The Building Department, LLC. Carole Connell - City Planner

Phone: 1-800-834-4082

Office Phone: 503-429-5291 ext 103  1st and 3rd Thursday of each month

Columbia 911 Communications District

The Columbia County 911 Center provides a single public safety answering and dispatch point for Columbia County.


Dispatch: 911

Fire Services

The Rural Fire Protection District provides volunteer fire-fighting services for the City of Vernonia and the local area.


Office Phone: 503-429-8252

Street Address: 555 E. Bridge Street

General City Questions/Information

Contact: Vernonia City Hall


Office Phone: 503-429-5291

Northwest Natural Gas

Office Phone: 503-226-4210


The Vernonia Police Department is dedicated to provide quality progressive law enforcement and community building services to the Citizens of Vernonia, its visitors, and everyone in the surrounding area.


Office Phone: 503-429-7335

Fax: 503-429-5141

Dispatch: 1-800-696-7795

West Oregon Electric Coop, Inc.

Phone: 1-800-777-1276

Office Phone: 503-429-3021