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Hoquiam(hō`kwēəm), city (1990 pop. 8,972), Grays Harbor co., W Wash., on Grays Harbor; inc. 1890. With its twin city, AberdeenAberdeen
. 1 Town (1990 pop. 13,087), Harford co., NE Md., in a farm region; inc. 1892. Just south, on Chesapeake Bay, is the U.S. army's huge Aberdeen Proving Ground, a major research, development, and testing installation and site of the army ordnance center and school.
..... Click the link for more information. (3,) it has fishing, shellfishing, lumbering, wood products, paper, cranberry, and tourist industries. Wood and paper products and lumbering, long the local economic mainstays, have declined since the late 20th cent. Olympic National Park (see under Olympic Mts.Olympic Mountains,
highest part of the Coast Ranges, on the Olympic Peninsula, NW Wash. Mt. Olympus (7,965 ft/2,427 m) is the highest point in the mountains, which are composed mainly of sedimentary rock.
..... Click the link for more information. ) is to the north.