Wahkiakum Countyis named for Tall Timber, who was the leader of the Wahkiakum Native American tribe.
Surrounding County Courthouses:
E – Cowlitz County
W – Pacific County
Created: April 24, 1854
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 building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Cathlamet. 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.
County Courthouse - Cathlamet
Photos taken 2012