Facts and Demographics of Heppner

LOCATION - Rural is for real!

Nestled among the gently rolling hills of northeastern Oregon, Heppner is a safe place to raise a family or retire to the good life. Heppner living offers friendly neighbors, safe streets, clean air, brilliant skies, & mountain views. Just 47 miles from Hermiston, 60 miles from Pendleton, and 80 miles from Tri-Cities, WA. Heppner is the gateway to Oregon’s Blue Mountains, only 20 miles south.

Population

Climate

 

Temperatures

 
Heppner - 1,420 Rainfall 13.55 inches/year Average yearly high 62.5 F
Morrow County - 11,753 Snowfall 16.5 inches/year Average yearly low 38.3 F
  Elevation 1,955’ Average Summer high 75.7 F
      Average Winter low 29.4 F

Agricultural Products

Regional agriculture products include wheat, cattle, grapes, potatoes, alfalfa, timber, lumber, and energy.

CHURCHES

  • 13 churches and over 50 organizations. Call 676-5536 for a directory listing.

Recreational Facilities & Cultural Attractions 

Morrow Co. Museum & Library Blue Mt. Scenic Byway Recreation
Morrow County Historic Courthouse Heppner Water Park Hiking
Willow Creek Country Club & Golf Course Campgrounds Biking
Willow Creek Lake and RV Park ATV Park Fishing
Columbia River Farm & Ranch Hunting
Oregon Trail  Snowmobile Cross-Country Skiing

Schools

Heppner Elem. School Grades K- 6 187 students
Heppner High School Grades 7-12 240 students
Heppner Schools are part of the Morrow Co. School District.
Total district-wide enrollment is 2,079 students.
Phone (541) 989-8202
Blue Mountain Community College is located in Pendleton, 60 miles from Heppner. Phone (541) 276-1260
Eastern Oregon State College is located in La Grande, 120 miles from Heppner. Phone (541) 962-3672

Computers, Internet & Web Solutions 

Business Name Phone
CenturyTel (Fiber Optics) 1-800-637-9843
Pat Struthers Consulting (541) 676-5443
Dr. Dan Computer Services (541)227-8124

Medical Services

Ambulance/Emergency Services Call 911
Pioneer Memorial Hospital  
Nursing Home  
Home Health  
Assisted Living  
Pioneer Mem. Clinic 541-676-9133
Hayden Dentistry 541-676-9118
Optometrist - Robert D. Rolen III 541-676-9465
Chiropractors:  
Becky Cannon 541-676-5896
Tim Dickenson 541-676-8990

Communications/Media

Newspapers: Radio: Cable TV:
Heppner Gazette Times - Local weekly Phone: 676-9228 Hermiston, Pendleton, Tri-Cities Heppner TV, Inc. 676-9663
East Oregonian - Regional daily
Phone: 276-2211
   

Transportation

Airports   Bus  
County Airport in Lexington 9 mi Greyhound Bus Lines in Stanfield & Pendleton  
Commercial Airline Services   Senior Bus Service in Heppner Phone: 676-9030
Pasco, WA (80 mi.)    
Pendleton, OR (60 mi.)