Hermiston Oregon Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Hermiston Family History Center serves the communities of western Umatilla County and parts ot Morrow County Oregon.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 850 SW 11th Street Hermiston Oregon 97838 United States
  • Use North door on west side of the building.
  • You may have to ring bell for entrance.
  • Language:English


  • 1-541-567-6067


  • OR_Hermiston@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday:11:00am-8:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • The 2nd and 4th Saturdays:9:00am-1:00pm
  • All other hours by appointment:

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all national holidays: Closed December 19th 2014 thru January 2015:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

June 21, 2014:

10am - "Using FamilySearch to do family history research"

11:30am -- "Using Ancestry.com"

1pm -- "RootsTech Video: Digitizing Your Family History"

Call Jeanette Byers at 541-667-7046 to register. Drop-ins also welcome.

Staff Training Meetings 

10 am the first Monday of each month except July & December

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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  • Ancestral Quest 14
  • Family Insight
  • GenCharts (unique genealogy charts)
  • Get My Ancestors
  • Irfanview
  • Legacy Family Tree 8
  • PAF and PAF Companion
  • RootsMagic 6

Family History Center Portal: 

This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions, including:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)
  • Ancestry.com (Library Edition)
  • Arkiv Digital (Swedish Church Records)
  • Find My Past (UK Records)
  • Fold 3 (US Military Records)
  • The Genealogist (UK Records)
  • Heritage Quest Online (US Records)
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition (US)
  • Paper Trail (US Migration)
  • World Vital Records ] [1]

Hardware and Equipment

  • 1 microfilm readers
  • 2 microfiche readers
  • 6 computers with Internet connection
  • 2 printers (one with a scanner)

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Umatilla County, Oregon

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