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 Cowlitz ~ Jefferson County Washington Newspapers, 1894

Cowlitz County

Population 5,888; lumbering and agriculture. Several large rivers, notably the Cowlitz, penetrate far into the interior. The Cowlitz River carries water navigation thirty miles inland, bringing the county within six hours of Portland by steamboat. Value of land, $654,457; value of all taxable property, $1,087,800.

Castle Rock, Population 697

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Cowlitz Advocate Ely & Hicks Thur. Rep. 1886

Kalama, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bulletin W. H. Imus Friday Rep. 1889

Kelso, Population 653

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Cowlitz Valley Journal W. P. Ely Friday Rep. 1888

Douglas County

Population 3, 161 ; stock-raising and agriculture. This county has nearly 3,000,000 acres of good land, of which only about 35,000 is under cultivation. The county is very fertile, producing in abundance wheat, oats, barley, and almost any kind of vegetable known. Value of land, $310,948; assessable property , $1,160,830.

Bridgeport, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Standard T. P. Hopp Thur. Rep. 1893

Coulee City, Population 360

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News John S. Sinclair Friday Ind. 1824

Waterville, Population 650

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Big Bend Empire Jos. G. Tuttle Thur. Rep. 1888
Democrat Edward Johnson Friday Dem. 1889
Index Jno. Jas. Graves Sat. Dem. 1892

Franklin County

Population 693. Stock-raising is carried on largely, also agricultural pursuits. The very best fruit is raised in this county.

Pasco, Population 525

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Headlighter J. C. Edwads Friday Ind. 1888

Garfield County

Population 3,888. The chief industries of the county are wheat and fruit-growing and stock-raising.

Ameroy, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
East Washingtonian Washington Pub. Co. Sat. Rep. 1880
Wash. Independent F. W. D. Mays  Thur. Rep. 1880

Island County

Population 1,550; lumbering and agriculture. Value of laud, $230,679; total value of taxable property, $543,336.

Couperville, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Island Co. Times A. D. Blowers Friday Dem. 1891
Sun Chas. W. Angel Thur. Dem. 1890

Jefferson County

Population 8,304; lumbering, manufacturing and agriculture, Jefferson County contains upwards of 1,400 square miles. At Irondale, on Port Townsend Bay, the Puget Sound Iron Company has expended about $500,000 in the erection of smelting works. At Ports Ludlow and Discovery are two large saw-mills, each with a cutting capacity of 500,000 feet of lumber per day. There is also a mammoth mill at Port Hadlock.

Port Townsend, Population 4,731

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Call Pt. Townsend Pub. Co. Daily Dem. 1885
Call Weekly Edition Wed. Dem. 1885
Key City Graphic   Sat. Ind. 1892
Leader Townsend Leader Co Daily Rep. 1886
Leader Weekly Edition Thur. Rep. 1888
Telegram Fred Rassman Thur. Ind. 1863

Quilcene, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Quilcene Queen W. F. Satterlee Thur. Dem. 1891

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

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