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Cowlitz County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Name is that of a local Indian tribe.
  • Established: 1854 Apr 21
  • County seat: Kelso
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 102,410 (Rank: 12 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 1,140.13 square miles (Rank: 31 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 89.8 people per square miles (Rank: 36 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 4,965 feet, Goat Mountain.

 


Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Longview city 36,648 14.48 2,530.1 13 98632
2. Kelso city 11,925 8.14 1,464.8 17 98626
3. Woodland 1 city 5,540 3.37 1,643.9 33 98674
4. Kalama city 2,344  2.77 846.2 100 98625
5. Castle Rock city 1,982  1.59 1,246.5 54 98611

1 Woodland spans the Cowlitz-Clark county lines. Most of it is in Cowlitz County so it is listed here.


 

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
  • = link to map
  • All population and area data are from the 2010 United States Census. All population density figures for cities greater than 5,000 people are as well. Densities of smaller towns and cities were calculated separately using US Census data.
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