County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Wahkiakum County are Altoona, Brookfield, Cathlamet, Deep River, Eagle Cliff, East Cathlamet, Flandersville, Grays River, Lower Elochoman, Puget Island, Rosburg, Skamokawa, Skamokawa Valley, Upper Elochoman, Waterford

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Wahkiakum County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,978, making it the second-least populous county in Washington. The county seat and only incorporated town is Cathlamet. The county was formed out of Cowlitz County in April 1854 and is named for Chief Wahkiakum ("Tall Timber") of the Chinook, who is buried in the Pioneer Cemetery in Cathlamet.The county operates the Wahkiakum County Ferry, which connects Cathlamet to Westport, Oregon, across the Columbia River.