was formed from Stevens County
November 29, 1871.
It is named after Marcus Whitman, a
Presbyterian missionary who, with his
wife Narcissa, was killed in 1847 by
members of the Cayuse tribe.
Colfax is the county seat.
Towns and CDP's
Albion * Colfax * Colton * Endicott *
Farmington * Garfield
* La Crosse * Lamont * Malden *
Oakesdale * Palouse
* Pullman * Rosalia * St. John * Tekoa
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