Month: October 2019

Skamania County History In 1854, the new Washington Territory went a bit crazy. It created eight new counties between March 9th and April 26th. The two created on March 9th were Skamania County and Whatcom County. Taking alphabetical order into …

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Island County, created by the Oregon Territorial Legislature on December 22nd, 1852, was the last county to be created by that body north of the Columbia River. By March, 1853, Oregon was a state and Washington Territory took over all …

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