The Perfect Sized Town in the Middle of It All
Hermiston, Oregon is Eastern Oregon’s largest city and has been dubbed the Crossroads of the Pacific Northwest. But it also boasts plenty of small town charm, with over 100 acres of parkland and a sweet tradition in growing one of the country’s favorite foods: watermelon.
At a Crossroads
Located at the junction of I-82 and I-84, Hermiston is centrally located between the major Pacific Northwest cities. A few hour’s drive will take you to some of the most exciting locations in the US, while still giving you access to a quieter pace of living in Hermiston.
Enjoy the Outdoors
Oregon is well known for its serene beauty, and Hermiston is a great place to enjoy the outdoors. Take a walk in one of the many path-lined parks, or a short road trip to visit Hat Rock. Hat Rock is located on the Columbia River, and is so distinctive, it’s one of the first landmarks noted by Lewis and Clark in their journals.
If you love the water, check out the Hermiston Family Aquatic Center, where you can take a swim with the kids, or a solo fitness class. Or, if you love the open road, Eastern Oregon boasts some of the finest motorcycle riding in the US.
An Award-Winning Education
With several elementary schools, middle schools and learning centers, Hermiston is a city that prides itself on educating its youth and training them for a great future. Which is why their award winning high school boasts AP and college courses, clubs and plenty of opportunities for the kids to expand their art, theater or sports skills.
Private education options are also available, and adults can also earn an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at the Eastern Oregon Higher Education Center.
A Great Place to Grow
Hermiston is fast becoming home to new business and large employers. It’s a great place to start or grow a career, either at an established business, or with one of its new data centers or growing organizations.
Shearer’s Snacks is one of the largest employers in Hermiston, and we are proud of our team and the hard work they do to help us grow and to ensure we provide the best snacks in the nation.