Stevens County, Washington

county in the state of Washington, United States

Stevens County is a county in Washington in the United States. It is along the Canada–US border. The county seat is Colville.[1] 43,531 people lived there at the 2010 census.

Stevens County
Stevens County Courthouse in Colville
Stevens County Courthouse in Colville
Map of Washington highlighting Stevens County
Location within the U.S. state of Washington
Map of the United States highlighting Washington
Washington's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 48°24′N 117°51′W / 48.4°N 117.85°W / 48.4; -117.85
Country United States
State Washington
FoundedJanuary 20, 1863
Named forIsaac Stevens
SeatColville
Largest cityColville
Area
 • Total2,541 sq mi (6,580 km2)
 • Land2,478 sq mi (6,420 km2)
 • Water63 sq mi (160 km2)  2.5%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total43,531
 • Estimate 
(2019)
45,723
 • Density18/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.co.stevens.wa.us

HistoryEdit

The county was created on January 20, 1863.[2] It is named after Isaac Stevens, the first governor of Washington Territory.

GeographyEdit

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 2,541 square miles (6,580 km2). Of that 2,478 square miles (6,420 km2) is land and 63 square miles (160 km2) (2.5%) is water.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved July 16, 2015.