Okanogan County

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Okanogan County, Washington

149 N 3rd St
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone: (509) 422-7275
Fax: (509) 422-7277

On the central northern border of WA; organized Feb 2, 1888 (prior to statehood) from Stevens County. Name Origin: For the Okanogan River, which traverses the county. From a Salish Indian name possibly meaning 'meeting place [of water]' for the confluence of the Okanogan and Columbia rivers, or 'rendezvous' because they met here for their potlaches

Area (sq mi):: 5315.16 (land 5268.07; water 47.09) Population per square mile: 7.60
Population 2005: 39,782 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 18.60% Population 2000: 39,564 (White 71.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 14.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 24.00%). Foreign born: 10.20%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,900; median household $29,726; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,609-$23,095
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.00% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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S subsidiary Minerals North LLC has completed the first phase of the 2012 exploration program on the Poland China gold property in Okanogan county, Washington State and that several target areas have been identified.
President Gipson announced that the Okanogan County Music Teachers Association in Okanogan County, Washington, was selected as the 2010 MTNA Local Association of the Year based on a balance of several important criteria, most importantly on service to the community, involvement in the Okanogan County MTA activities, and support of MTNA programs.
In Okanogan County, Washington, prosecuting attorney Michael McNeff gently tried to explain to his county commissioners that the U.
Carrington, a graduate of Economic Geology from Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada with 23 years experience in the mining industry, as a geological consultant to the Company to assess the Alder property located in Okanogan County, Washington and the Cordero property located in Humboldt County, Nevada.
One property, the Alder Mine, is located in Okanogan County, Washington, the other, the Cordero property, is located in the McDermitt Mining District, Humboldt County, Nevada.