Pacific County

Pacific County, Washington

PO Box 67
South Bend, WA 98586
Phone: (360) 875-9300
Fax: (360) 875-9321
www.co.pacific.wa.us

On the southwestern coast of WA; original county; organized Feb 4, 1851 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Pacific Ocean, which forms the county's western border

Area (sq mi):: 1223.50 (land 932.97; water 290.52) Population per square mile: 23.10
Population 2005: 21,579 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 20,984 (White 88.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 2.10%; Other 7.10%). Foreign born: 6.00%. Median age: 45.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,322; median household $31,209; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,175-$23,395
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Place names of Pacific county. The Sou'wester Centennial, 24th edition, December 1989.
This summer the Pacific County sheriff arrested a sex offender who managed to get hired on at that county fair.
This includes Coos County, N.H.; Oxford County, Maine; Clatsop County, Ore.; and Pacific County, Wash.
Also, two truckloads of food valued at more than $10,000 are being donated to the Grays Harbor and Pacific County Food Bank Distribution Center in Hoquiam, which serves 40 food banks in Grays Harbor, Pacific, Lewis, Mason, Thurston and Wahkiakum counties.
* The public utility districts (PUD) offer the following incentives: Chelan County PUD pays up to $1.50 for every kW hour produced by renewable energy systems; Pacific County PUD offers a $500 rebate on solar water-heating systems; Clallam County offers a $450 rebate for a 1 kW PV system and a $750 rebate for a solar water collector; Franklin County offers loans with interest rates as low as zero percent to pay for PV panels and solar hot-water systems; Grays Harbor County offers 3.5 percent loans of up to $4,000 and rebates of $600 for solar collectors.
Washington State DNR (Pacific County): $5,675,000 will be used to help purchase more than 900 acres (365 ha) of old-growth forest and portions of critical habitat for the marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus marmoratus).
After leaving the NFL, Didion spent 35 years with the Pacific County Sheriff's Office on the southwest coast of Washington, including three terms as sheriff from 1998 to 2010.
CDBG stormwater improvement project, Pacific County; apparent low bidder was Rognlins of Aberdeen.
He spent 35 years with the Pacific County Sheriff's Office in Washington, including three terms as sheriff from 1998-2010.

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