Island County

Island County sign and map of Washington State showing Island County in red.

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 lands north of the River. This post is a place holder until I can get back to western Washington and continue my photographic work there.

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  1. […] twin, stretches along the northern border. For my look at Skamania County, go here. Created from Island County, Whatcom’s original borders include what is now San Juan and Skagit Counties. Even with the […]

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