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 Adams ~ Columbia County Washington Newspapers, 1894

Adams County

Population 2,085. The Northern Pacific passes through the entire length of Adams County. But little has been done as yet toward the development of the county, but the population is on the increase, and the outlook for the future is very promising.

Ritzville, Population 2,085

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times W. E. Bloekmer Sat. Ind. 1887

Asotin County

Population 1,575; agricultural. This is a comparatively new and remote county, dependent mainly upon the river for transportation. The following figures are official, and from the latest returns: Value of land, $261,404; of taxable property, $610,023.

Assotin, Population 201

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sentinel Albert Stiffel Friday Ind. 1883

Chehalis County

Population 9,226. In this county Gray's Harbor is situated, containing the fertile valley of the Chehalis River, connecting in its eastern part with the Northern Pacific railroad. Value of real property, $1,600,564; total taxable property, $2,303,544. The chief industries of the county are lumbering, salmon-packing, stock-raising, oyster-fishing and general farming.

Aberdeen, Population 1,728

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bulletin Bulletin Pub. Co. Sat. Rep. 1890
Herald Wall & Wall Thur. Dem. 1886

Elma, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chronicle J. J. Carney Sat. Dem. 1889
Eagle R. M . Watson Friday Ind. 1893

Hoquiam, Population 850

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Waahingtonian O. M. Moore Thur. Rep. 1889

Montesano, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chehalis Valley Yidette J. W. Divilbiss Friday Rep. 1883
Wash'tn Economist People's Pub. Co Tues. Peo. Par 1890

Oakville, Population 452

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Globe D. E. Vernon Friday Ind. 1891

Oiosta, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Ploneer C. J. Coghlan Friday Ind. 1891

Westport,, Population 3,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
World W. F. Thompson Daily Ind. 1892
World Weekly Edition Sat. Ind. 1892

Clallam County

Population 2,757. Clallam County has an area of nearly 1,400 square miles, and 25 per cent, of it is suitable for agricultural purposes. It abounds in coal, iron, building stone, minerals and precious metals.

Clallam Bay, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Record G. W. O'Brien Friday Dem. 1891

Port Angeles, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democrat-Leader Dem. P. & P. Co Friday Dem. 1890
Tribune-Times P. A. Pr. & Pub. Co Thru. Rep. 1890

Clarke County

Population 11,635; chiefly agricultural. Clarke County is in close neighborhood with Portland. There are a large paper mill, a saw mill, a flouring mill, and a variety of local industries at La Camas, a busy and progressive town. Value of all taxable property, $1,097,008. Near the town of Vancouver is located the military station of Vancouver barracks.

La Camas, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News C. W. Philbrick Friday Ind. 1886

Vancouver, Population 6,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Columbian Col . Pub. Co Friday Dem. 1890
Independent J. J. Beeson Wed. Rep. 1875
Register Thurston Daniels Wed. Ind. 1881

Columbia County

Population 6,687. This county lies directly east from Walla Walla. Its productions are mainly wheat and livestock. Value of laud, $1,815,880; value of all assessable property, $3,698,340.

Dayton, Population 2,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Baptist Sentinel Baptist Pub. Co Thru. Religon 1889
Chronicle K. E. Peabody Sat. Rep. 1878
Inlander G. 8. Livengood Sat. Dem. 1880

Washington Index| Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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