Hermiston is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States, near the junction of I-82 and I-84. U.S. Route 395 also goes through the center of the city. Hermiston is seven miles south of the Columbia River, Lake Wallula, and the McNary Dam. The Umatilla Chemical Depot and the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility are five miles west of the city, northeast of the intersection of I-84 and I-82. As of 2010, the estimated population is 16,745 residents.
Hermiston is the larger of the two principal cities of the Pendleton-Hermiston Micropolitan Statistical Area, a micropolitan area that covers Morrow and Umatilla counties and had a combined population of 87,062 at the 2010 census.More
Hermiston's largest employers and approximate number of employees:
Wal-Mart Distribution Center (850)More
Hermiston School District is composed of one high school, two middle schools, five elementary schools, and 1 alternative school.More
Highways serving Hermiston include Interstate 84 and U.S. 30 running east-west
Hermiston is on the La Grande Subdivision of the Union Pacific Railroad, constructed originally through the area in the 1870s as the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company The railroad’s presence in the area includes Hinkle Locomotive Service and Repair Facility and hump yard located just outside the cityMore