Klickitat County

Klickitat County, Washington

205 S Columbus Ave Rm 204 MS CH3
Goldendale, WA 98620
Phone: (509) 773-5744
Fax: (509) 773-4559

On central southern border of WA; original county; organized Dec 20, 1859 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For an Indian nation that lived in the area; name possibly means 'beyond' or 'those who live beyond the mountain,' or even 'thief.'

Area (sq mi):: 1904.18 (land 1872.37; water 31.80) Population per square mile: 10.60
Population 2005: 19,839 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 15.30% Population 2000: 19,161 (White 85.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.80%; Asian 0.70%; Other 11.40%). Foreign born: 6.00%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,502; median household $34,267; Population below poverty level: 17.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,520-$24,046
Unemployment (2004): 9.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.90% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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One of those sheriffs is Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer.
Occurrence of the Sharp-tail Snake (Contia tenuis) at Trout Lake, Klickitat County, Washington.
OLYMPIA, Wash: Kim-Ramil Contreras Montaniel, 27, of Bingen, Wash., has joined Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler's insurance fraud most wanted after he failed to appear in Klickitat County Superior Court on Aug.
of Yakima, Washington<br />Amount: $3,029,049<br />Project: Pavement rehabilitation, Klickitat County, Washington<br />Owner: Washington State Department of Transportation<br />Cost estimate: not available<br />Project team: not available<br />5.<br />Winner (intent to award): Poe Asphalt Paving Inc., Lewiston, Idaho<br />Amount: $2,822,707<br />Project: U.S.
Nonfarm Employment Changes for Washington State, Counties, MDs, and MSAs: From 2016-2017 Ranked (As of 23 Jan 18) Annual Avg Annual Avg in 2016 in 2017 Asotin County 6.180 6.570 Lewis County (Centralia MC) 24.460 25.630 Clark County 154.775 161.708 Klickitat County 5.840 6.100 Wahkiakum County 710 740 Island County (Oak Harbor MC) 16.060 16.720 Jefferson County 8.370 8.710 Yakima County (Yakima MSA) 83.200 86.483 Cowlitz County (Longview MSA) 38.408 39.900 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett MD 1.644.108 1.693.967 (Includes King and Snohomish counties) Skagi County (Mt.
He and a dozen friends bundled up in down parkas and drove to the top of a bluff near Goldendale, Klickitat County, just north of the Columbia River and about 100 miles east of Portland.
Resources from Hood River, the Oregon Department of Forestry and Klickitat County are helping battle the fire.
Nineteen trains went through Klickitat County and 18 each rolled though Adams, Franklin, Skamania, Clark and Benton counties, the report shows.
The formerly family owned Redanko Ltd., now owned by Allied Waste Industries, is based in Bellevue, Wash., and operates a modern, environmentally friendly landfill in Klickitat County. Barge services in Alaska are responsible for safely delivering Alaska trash to these two disposal companies.
Later this summer enXco will begin construction of Goodnoe East, a 94-megawatt wind farm in Klickitat County.
Located in Klickitat County, approximately 25 miles from PPM Energy's existing Klondike Wind Power Projects, Big Horn generates 200 megawatts (MW) of electricity, enough to power 60,000 homes.