Location Profile

Wheeler, Oregon

Facility Type
Healthcare Services
Facility Location
Wheeler, Oregon
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare facility is located in Wheeler, Oregon, and is an award-winning provider of a variety of services for residents of the area. With a state-of-the-art facility, compassionate care, and dedicated medical professionals, the provider is a leader in care.

Community Overview

Wheeler is a city located on the Oregon coast that offers a wonderful place to enjoy history, culture, and the best of outdoor recreation. Whether it's digging for clams in a river estuary or taking in the scenic views at Waterfront Park, Wheeler is a splendid area to live and visit. It's well-located to several other great spots in the state. Good schools, a welcoming community, and 365 days of beauty make it a treasure. Wheeler is a small friendly city that exudes charm and often welcomes visitors traveling along the Oregon coast. Getting around the city is easy thanks to the NW Connector which features routes through Wheeler, as well to other areas in Oregon for shopping and recreation.

To learn more about Wheeler visit the official city website and explore the area at the county website

Cost of Living


Wheeler is served by the Neah-Kah-Nie School District which contains a preschool, a grade school, an elementary school, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Students in grades 2 to 8 have access to a Chromebook thanks to the district's technology initiative, and the majority of high school classes have a 1:1 ratio for student computers. The curriculums in the district have been refreshed within the last 5 years to prepare students for the demands of higher education and the workforce. U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools has ranked Neah-Kah-Nie High School among the top 5,000 high schools in the country and 38th in the state of Oregon. Wheeler doesn't have a private school, but there is a campus 36 minutes away in Tillamook, Oregon.

Click here to read more about public schools in Wheeler.


Nearby Cities

Local and Nearby Attractions

There are a number of charming shops and stores for antiques, art, and local goods in the area. Rockaway Beach, Oregon just 12 minutes away has a great array of shopping including a sweet shop, beach supply store, and gift boutiques. Department stores like Walmart and T.J. Maxx are less than a 2-hour drive. Grocery shopping is available at Mohler Co-op, Nehalem Food Mart, and Manzanita Fresh Foods.

The nearby museums are diverse and encompass a great collection of subjects. In Cannon Beach, Oregon, you'll find the Lost Art of Nursing Museum, a private museum dedicated to nurses with vintage advertising, illustrations, music, and other media celebrating the legacy of nurses. The Garibaldi Museum focuses on maritime history, with information and exhibits on seafood, naval ships, and Oregon explorers. Attendees young and old enjoy the International Police Museum which has police uniforms from around the world, vintage police equipment and badges, and a children's dress-up area. Tillamook, Oregon, just 34 minutes away, is home to the Tillamook Air Museum and the Pioneer Museum, both of which offer an interesting look at area history.

Several performing arts organizations in the area offer engaging live events for all ages. Tillamook presents community theater of classic novels and original productions at the Barn Community Playhouse. Hoffman Center for the Arts provides a well-rounded slate of entertainment and culture with workshops, live performances, film screenings, and other offerings.  The Coaster Theatre Playhouse has even more shows, these offered in a theatre created inside of a restored 1920s roller skating rink.

Wheeler and the surrounding area offer some of the most beautiful coastal surroundings in the country which gives you plenty of places to enjoy the great outdoors. Breathtaking views and world-class water adventure await in the parks dotting the coast. Found between the bay and the ocean is Nehalem Bay State Park, a popular destination for birdwatching, hiking, and kayaking. You may even see someone crabbing or clamming while at the park. Nearby Sunset Beach State Recreation Park spans 120 acres and has a beach for strolling or enjoying the water. Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge is the place to visit if you want to see wildlife such as elk, deer, sea lions, and harbor seals in their natural habitat. Off in the distance, you may even be able to spot a pod of migrating gray whales from the refuge. Several trails run through the forest and give guests a chance to see two of Oregon's celebrated trees or the state's shortest lighthouse. Wheeler's two city parks are just as fun and scenic as the state parks. Upper Park features playground equipment, picnic facilities, horseshoe pits, and walking paths. Waterfront Park is nestled on the water and gives you panoramas of the coastline.

The state of Oregon is growing in diversity and includes the Philippine Nurse Association of Oregon and Washington to offer support to nursing associates. The chapter has been around for 16 years with events, outreach, and community for its members. Nearby Portland, Oregon is less than 2 hours away and is home to the Filipino American Association of Portland & Vicinity, Inc plus several Filipino restaurants. There is also an Oregon Nurses Association for local support as well.

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Crime Rate

Wheeler is plenty safe for families. With an active police force on hand, they are committed to serving the citizens of Wheeler with honor, integrity, and selflessness.

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