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Wahkiakum County was formed April 25,
1854 from Cowlitz County.
It is named after Chief Wahkiakum
("Tall Timber") of the Chinook
The county seat is the town of
Cathlamet, which is also the county's
largest and only incorporated
The County operates the Wahkiakum
County Ferry, which connects Cathlamet
to Westport, Oregon, across the
* Altoona * Brookfield * Dahlia * Deep
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