Welcome to Wahkiakum County! As you navigate through our site, you’ll uncover the fascinating history of this place and discover why many individuals have made it their home or chosen to establish businesses here.
Whether you’re planning a short visit or considering a permanent move to retire or start a new venture, Wahkiakum County and our Chamber wholeheartedly embrace newcomers and take pride in sharing our story. It’s a tale of diverse individuals from around the world coming together to create a place they truly call home. From the original Chinook inhabitants to Russian fur traders, Scandinavian farmers and loggers, Chinese cannery workers, and others seeking gold and land at the end of the Oregon Trail, our county is a true melting pot of cultures.
Explore our vibrant communities, immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty, engage with our lively events, indulge in fishing, kayaking, or hiking, and find respite in our campgrounds, hotels, or charming bed and breakfast establishments. Don’t forget to visit our captivating museums and support our local merchants. We’re confident that you’ll quickly fall in love with this remarkable area, just as we have. Thank you for visiting, and if you have any questions or need further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.