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Ferry County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Named for Elisha P. Ferry (1825-95), 1st Governor of Washington (1889-93)
  • Established: 1899 Feb 21
  • County seat: Republic
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 7,551 (Rank: 36 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 2,203.16 square miles (Rank: 9 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 3.4 people per square miles (Rank: 38 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 7,140 feet, Copper Butte.

 


Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Republic city 1,073 1.59 674.8 2.503 99166

 


Additional facts

  • Ferry County is one of six Washington counties with only one incorporated city.
  • Ferry has the 4th smallest population and the 2nd smallest population density.
  • Republic is the 9th highest elevation municipality in Washington and the 2nd highest county seat.

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
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  • 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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