Welcome to Harney County, Oregon
Harney County, Oregon is centrally located between the large population's centers of the western states, an ideal location for both warehousing and distribution based businesses. Both local state and federal highways provide companies easy access to regional, national, and global markets. In addition, to business-friendly communities and access to abundant renewable energy including geothermal, biomass, solar, and wind, Harney County is ready for your business development.
Harney County also has a quality of life that provides something for everyone. Located in the Oregon "high-desert" setting, it offers nearby world-class recreation including downhill skiing, fishing and hunting, hiking, and scenic beauty of the Malheur and Ochoco National Forests, as well as the breathtaking views and wide-open landscape of the Steens Mountain.
Harney County Economic Development stands ready to assist you with your business development needs.
"We are more excited than ever to have our business climate heading in the right direction. There are so many opportunities in Harney County!"
Jen & Forest Keady, Owners, Family Eye Care & Central Hotel
Harney County Court
Patty Dorroh Pete Runnels Kristen Shelman
County Commissioner County Judge County Commissioner
Harney County Workforce Housing Road Map
The purpose of the Harney County Workforce Housing Road Map is to provide a technical assistance report to the County, City of Burns, City of Hines, and the Burns Paiute Tribe that addresses the state of workforce housing in Harney County, Oregon. This Road Map provides recommendations for future housing development strategies, priorities, and approaches, particularly financial strategies, to support economic stability and growth in the county.