Clatsop County

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Clatsop County is named for the Native American Clatsop tribe, who lived along the Pacific Ocean coast.

 

Created:  July 22, 1844

County Seat: 

Lexington  1844 – 1854

Astoria      1854 – present

 

County Courthouse – Astoria

 

Location:  749 Commerce Street /  8th Street

Built:  1904 – 1907

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Edgar M Lazarus of Portland

Contractor:  Hastie & Dougan of Seattle

 

Description:  The building  faces north and is a two story buff colored brick and stone  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the city center. The north front has a framed entrance with a white colored column on either side. There are three windows above the entrance on the second story and above that is a pediment with decoration. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line. The base of the building is dark stone.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Pacific County, Washington and Wahkiakum County, Washington

E – Columbia County

S – Tillamook County

W – Pacific Ocean

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2012 and 2016