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County is a 860-sq. mile county in southeast
Washington state; bounded on north by Whitman
county, on east by Garfield county; on south
by Oregon and on west by Walla Walla county.
It is devoted principally to production of
wheat, peas and wool. On November 11, 1875,
the county was established by the Territorial
Legislature through the influence of delegate
Elisha Ping. The Territorial governor
had previously vetoed a bill which would
have named the county for Ping. The name
chosen was that after that of Columbia River.
The are had previously been part of Walla
Walla county. The county seat is at Dayton, which
is also the county's largest city.
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