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Pend Oreille County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Named for the Indians whom French-Canadian traders christened with words meaning “hanging ears,” probably because of their ornamented and thus elongated ear lobes.
  • Established: 1911 Mar 1
  • County seat: Newport
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 13,001 (Rank: 33 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 1,399.99 square miles (Rank: 25 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 9.3 people per square miles (Rank: 33 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 7,320 feet, Gypsy Peak.

Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Newport city 2,126 1.07 1986.9 2,100 99156
2. Ione town 447 0.53 843.3 2,095 99139
3. Metaline Falls town 238 0.21 1133.3 1,900 99153
4. Cusick town 207 0.45 460.0 2,000 99119
5. Metaline town 173 0.31 558.1 2,000 99152

 


Additional facts

  • Metaline is the 8th smallest town in Washington by population.

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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