Place:Pend Oreille, Washington, United States

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NamePend Oreille
Alt namesPend Oreillesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates48.533°N 117.283°W
Located inWashington, United States     (1911 - )
See alsoStevens, Washington, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Pend Oreille County is a county located in the northeastern section of the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,001. The county seat and largest city is Newport.

Pend Oreille County was created out of Stevens County on March 1, 1911. It is the most recently formed of the state's 39 counties (see list of counties in Washington). It is named after the Pend d'Oreilles tribe, whose name is French for "earring" (literally "hangs from ear").

Timeline

Date Event Source
1911 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 6,363
1930 7,155
1940 7,156
1950 7,413
1960 6,914
1970 6,025
1980 8,580
1990 8,915

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