Wahkiakum County

Wahkiakum County (wuh-Ki-uh-kuhm), the 2nd smallest county in Washington based on population, was created by the territorial legislature in 1854. The name comes from a Kathlamet Indian village located on the north bank of the Columbia River near the present town of Cathlamet. Chief Wakaiyakam, whose name the village took, is buried in Pioneer Cemetery in Cathlamet. Wahkiakum means "tall timber" in Chinook.

  • Additional / enhanced life insurance available
  • All uniforms and most equipment provided
  • Basic accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance available
  • Basic life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts available for health and dependent care expenses
  • Medical, dental and vision for you and your dependents
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Pension - Washington State Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters (LEOFF) Retirement System.
  • Take-home car assigned

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64 Main Street
Cathlamet, WA 98612