Wahkiakum County

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Wahkiakum Countyis named for Tall Timber, who was the leader of the Wahkiakum Native American tribe.  

 

Created:  April 24, 1854

County Seat: 

Cathlamet   1854 – present

 

County Courthouse – Cathlamet

 

Location:  64 Main Street / Butler Street

Built:  1923 – 1924….

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Newton C Gauntt of Portland, Oregon

Contractor:  C F Martin

 

Description:  The building  faces east and is a three story cream colored stucco structure. The east front has a large portico with two high white columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The entrance has a small pediment above with horizontal window on the second story. On the north side is a one story addition containing the courtroom.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Pacific County and Lewis County

E – Cowlitz County

S – Columbia County, Oregon and Clatsop County, Oregon

W – Pacific County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012