Hermitage is a city in Hickory County, Missouri, United States, on the Pomme de Terre River. The population was 406 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hickory County.
Hermitage is located at 37°56′31″N 93°19′4″W / 37.94194°N 93.31778°W / 37.94194; -93.31778 (37.941816, -93.317901). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.64%) is water.
At the 2000 census, there were 406 people, 174 households and 108 families residing in the city. The population density was 337.9 per square mile (130.6/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 173.1 per square mile (66.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.60% White, 0.25% Native American, 1.23% from other races, and 4.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.