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

The community of Cathlamet is the Seat for Wahkiakum County.

Wahkiakum County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from CowlitzCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wahkiakum had a population of 4,062 people. This is an increase of 6.22% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,824 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wahkiakum represented 0.06% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 38th 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
20103,978+4.03%-2.07% since 2009
20094,062+6.22%+0.1% since 2008
20084,058+6.12%+1.83% since 2007
20003,824The Last Census

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


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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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