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A heron is a type of wading bird.
Heron may also refer to:
- Heron International, a United Kingdom based property development company
- Heron Tower, a skyscraper in London
- Heron Foods, a frozen food retail chain in the United Kingdom
- Heron Plastics, a kit car manufacturer in the 1950s and 1960s
- Heron S.A., a Greek power company
- Heron or Hero of Alexandria (c. 10 – 70), ancient Greek mathematician and engineer, creator of Heron's formula (area of triangle) and Heron's method (square root)
- Saint Heron (107–127), third Bishop of Antioch
- Alexander Heron (1896 – 1971), Scottish director of Geological Survey of India and Mount Everest explorer.
- Heron Ricardo Ferreira (born 1958), a Brazilian professional football manager
- Heron, Montana
- Héron, Belgium
- Heron Island (disambiguation), various islands
- Heron Lake (disambiguation), several lakes and a small city
- Heron Park, Ottawa, Canada
- Heron Road (Ottawa)
- Heron (crater), an impact crater on the Moon
- HMS Heron, various ships and installations of the Royal Navy
- USS Heron, three ships of the US Navy
- Heron (dinghy)
- Hawker Heron, a biplane fighter
- de Havilland Heron, a four-engine aircraft
- IAI Heron, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
- Heron TP, an alternative name for the Eitan (UCAV) unmanned aircraft
- Heron, a Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway steam locomotive built in 1861
- Heron Cars, a New Zealand car maker
- Heron (automobile), a Formula Junior racing car
- Heron (surname)
- Clan Heron, a Scottish border-riding clan
- Heron Baronets, two extinct baronetcies
- "Heron", a song by Avail from their 2000 album One Wrench
- Hardy Heron, the codename for the 8.04 LTS release of Ubuntu
- Heron Stakes, a thoroughbred race in Great Britain
- Heron's fountain, a hydraulic machine invented by physicist Heron aka "Hero of Alexandria"
- Heron, a 1970s folk-rock band with English musician G.T. Moore
- Heroin, an opiate typically used as a recreational drug
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