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Time Zone: Klickitat County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Goldendale is the Seat for Klickitat County.

Klickitat County was founded in 1859 and was created by taking area from Walla WallaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Klickitat had a population of 20,554 people. This is an increase of 7.27% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,161 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Klickitat represented 0.33% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 30th most populous county (out of 39 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,318+6.04%-1.15% since 2009
200920,554+7.27%+0.8% since 2008
200820,391+6.42%+1.4% since 2007
200019,161The Last Census

More information can be found on the Klickitat County Census Page for Klickitat County.


Below are some of the communities located in Klickitat County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Klickitat County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Goldendale   3,7423,7600.48% decrease  
White Salmon   2,4082,1939.8% increase  
Bingen   6786720.89% increase  

Websites for Klickitat County

Official Website:   www.klickitatcounty.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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