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Douglas County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Named for Stephen A. Douglas (1813–1861), a US Senator from Illinois.
  • Established: 1883 Nov 28
  • County seat: Waterville
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 38,431 (Rank: 26 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 1,819.26 square miles (Rank: 17 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 21.1 people per square miles (Rank: 25 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 4,254 feet, Badger Mountain.

Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. East Wenatchee city 13,190 3.80 3,470.1 712 98802
2. Bridgeport city 2,409 1.05 2,294.2 835 98813
3. Waterville town 1,138 0.87 1,308.0 2,622 98858
Coulee Dam 1 town 1,098 See Okanogan County
4. Rock Island city 788 0.61 1,291.8 615 98850
5. Mansfield town 320 0.31 1,032.3 2,280 98830

1 Coulee Dam spans the Okanogan-Douglas-Grant county lines. It’s largest portion is in Okanogan County so it is listed there.

 


Additional facts

  • Waterville is the 3rd highest elevation town and the highest county seat in Washington.

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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