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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
seat is at Dayton, which is also the county's
Towns and CDP's
* Huntsville * Starbuck *
* Alto * Covello * Delany * Grange City *
Jackson * Longs * Marengo * Turner * Whetstone
Histories / Records
Nov & Dec 2014: Gossip
and Visiting News updated
with contributions from
An Illustrated History of
including Walla Walla,
Columbia, Garfield and
Asotin Counties Washington
by Frederic Ambrose
Shaver, 1862-; Richard F.
Steele; Arthur P. Rose,
1875-1970, PART III,
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Chapters
I - IV, more to follow.
Oct 2014: Biographies for:
Alexander BALDWIN, William
W. DAY, Joseph DONALDSON,
Ambrose JOHNSON, Andrew
JAMES, A. H. REYNOLDS,
Marcus PUMPELLY, Joseph
POMEROY, Alexander NEAL
Jr., Elias MUNCY, E. A.
TORRENCE, Philip YENNEY,
J. W. OFFIELD and
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