Skamania County

Skamania County, Washington

240 Vancouver Ave
Stevenson, WA 98648
Phone: (509) 427-9430
Fax: (509) 427-7386
www.skamaniacounty.org

On the southern border of WA, northeast of Portland, OR; organized Mar 9, 1854 (prior to statehood) from Clark County. Name Origin: From the Indian name for parts of the Columbia River, which forms the county's southern border. The usual interpretation is 'swift water.'

Area (sq mi):: 1683.86 (land 1656.44; water 27.42) Population per square mile: 6.40
Population 2005: 10,664 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 8.00%; 1990-2000 19.10% Population 2000: 9,872 (White 90.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 3.50%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,002; median household $39,317; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,445-$22,758
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.50% Median travel time to work: 29.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The conservation easement sale represents the culmination of several years of coordinated effort between the Partnership, Skamania County, the Columbia Land Trust, and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.
woman who reportedly set out naked on what was described as a spiritual quest in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest of Southwest Washington, the Skamania County sheriff's office said.
Fish and Wildlife Service, and Skamania County to develop an integrated vision for Mount St.
Skamania County includes exceptional natural attractions such as Mount St.
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33, on a warrant for a parole violation on an original charge of possession of methamphetamine; an additional Skamania County warrant for possession of stolen property; and additional charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of burglary tools, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and providing false information to police.
Forest Service, by releasing an Environmental Assessment and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact to support a decision issuing a federal mineral lease for the Margaret mineral deposit located on Gifford Pinchot National Forest lands in Skamania County, Washington.
The fact so many people embrace this stuff makes the Northwest an amusing, engaging place to live," said Osterberg, noting a 1969 Skamania County law protecting Sasquatch as an endangered species.
32, on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of resisting arrest; a Skamania County warrant for failure to appear on a charge of second-degree theft; additional charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
The Southwest Washington Tribal Health Alliance received funding to open a new nursing center serving American Indian and low-income people in Clark County and Skamania County, Washington.
The County has also purchased eSlate(tm) electronic voting units with enhanced accessibility functionality to be used at the Skamania County Elections Office by persons with disabilities or literacy challenges to comply with accessibility requirements set forth in the federally mandated Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of November 2002.
25 million bond financing on behalf of the Skamania County Historical Society was successfully completed today, according to the Washington State Housing Finance Commission.