The city of Hermiston is located in the county of Umatilla. It covers a total area of 20.23 sq. km. The local economy revolves around industries involved in aviation, advertising, arts and crafts, automotive, boat equipments, construction, information technology, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, hotels, industrial and commercial machinery, marine equipments, optical goods, printing and real estate, contributing to the economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by tourist information centers, stores of sporting goods, rehabilitation services, showroom for recreational vehicles, machine shops, continental restaurants and hardware stores, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.