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Vernonia is a city in Columbia County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.
The community was named after Vernona Cherrington, daughter of settler.
The latitude of Vernonia is 45.858N. The longitude is -123.191W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,244.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Vernonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97064 ZIP code.
19% of Vernonia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vernonia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vernonia was $16,647, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Vernonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Vernonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $964.
Libraries in Vernonia include Vernonia Public Library ... View libraries
Columbia County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vernonia political report.
The average commute time for Vernonia workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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