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  Grays Harbor County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grays Harbor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $34,160, and the median income for a family is $39,709.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grays_Harbor_County,_Washington   (425 words)

 Grays Harbor County - District Court and Your Local Court System
The Grays Harbor County law library is located on the second floor of the county courthouse in Montesano.
The District Court of Grays Harbor County consists of two full-time judges, an administrative support staff of eight, and an adult probation department of three.
Grays Harbor County funds the cost of District Court & Adult Probation through its general fund (where the revenue of the court is deposited).
www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us /info/judicial/index.htm   (781 words)

 Aberdeen News
The county is $350,000 richer thanks to a state grant meant for the Straddleline ORV Park east of McCleary.
Drug enforcement in the State of Washington is a "system of haves and have nots," Grays Harbor County Sheriff Mike Whelan and Pacific County Sheriff John Didion told legislators Thursday.
Grays Harbor County's Coastal Community Action Program was one of 12 rural counties and community action agencies in the state to receive a grant to fund services for low- and moderate-income people.
www.topix.net /city/aberdeen-wa   (580 words)

 Mike Davison - History of Railroads in Grays Harbor
The Grays Harbor Company's construction loan was to cover the costs of preparing the roadbed for the laying of rails, including the cost of bridges over the Wishkah and Hoquiam Rivers.
The largest harbor mills, located in Cosmopolis and Hoquiam, were the major shippers primarily producing lumber and shingles, while Aberdeen, being the largest population center on Grays Harbor, was the primary receiver of freight.
The Oregon and Washington Railroad, a subsidiary of the UP, shared a line with the Milwaukee Road to Grays Harbor along south side of the Chehalis River valley, roughly paralleling the NP line on the north side of the valley.
www.cs.utk.edu /~davison/ghrr.html   (2488 words)

 Gray's Harbor - Chamber of Commerce
The Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce has been working to improve the Grays Harbor economy and quality of life since 1892.
Our purpose is to make Grays Harbor a better place to live, visit, and transact business; by providing Advocacy, Business assistance, Connections, and Data; thus creating a positive business climate in which firms can earn a fair profit, create jobs, and improve the quality of life.
Grays Harbor is a vital, healthy, interesting, and beautiful community; in short, an excellent place to live and work, visit, play, and transact business.
www.graysharbor.org   (1068 words)

 Pioneer History of Churches in Grays Harbor County Co., Washington
He was a pioneer and the son of pioneer Stephen Ruddle of Chambers Prairie near Olympia and she was the daughter of pioneer Tyrus and Emiline Himes.
He had emigrated to Washington Territory in 1851 and she in 1853.
It is in the extreme southeast corner of Grays Harbor County.
ncbible.org /nwh/WaGrays.html   (1995 words)

 Grayland, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grayland is a census-designated place located in Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA.
Out of the total population, 49.6% of those under the age of 18 and 15.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
The nearest major highway is U.S. Highway 101, which is accessed using Washington State Route 105.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grayland,_Washington   (399 words)

 Washington State Genealogical Resource Guide - Grays Harbor County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The county was permanently settled in 1859 around Hoquiam, while Aberdeen was settled in 1861 by Scotsmen who set up a packing plant financed in part by investors from Aberdeen Scotland.
The great stands of timber in the county made logging, milling and timber exporting the main economic activities of the county, and today wood products, fishing, agriculture and tourism are of primary importance.
Finns of Hoquiam and Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington.
www.rootsweb.com /%7Ewasgs/grayshar.htm   (1942 words)

 komo news | Governor's Race Takes 2 Twists; 19 Vote Difference
The super-close race for governor took two new twists on Tuesday, as Grays Harbor County announced it is re-counting all ballots and the state Republican Party went to court to stop King County from counting some provisional ballots.
In the Grays Harbor recount, It looks like Christine Gregoire will pick up 508 votes after the county auditor ordered a re-count of all its ballots due to an human error in recording some votes twice.
County Auditor Vern Spatz said the ballots were counted correctly, but approximately 6,200 votes were counted twice because of human error while transferring data to the computer reporting system.
www.komotv.com /stories/34000.htm   (1302 words)

 Grays Harbor County, Washington Economic Development
Grays Harbor County is much more than a great location for your business.
Grays Harbor residents are able to live on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, at the foot of the Olympic Mountains, on acreage in the country, in a small town, on a hill side overlooking a city, or in a house on the bay.
All the cultural and recreational amenities and conveniences available in large cities are available in Grays Harbor, but without the urban sprawl, crowds, traffic jams and long commutes experienced elsewhere.
www.ghedc.com   (422 words)

 Grays Harbor - Thurston County Letters DOE Chehalis Watershed Basin
Grays Harbor County is committed to bringing resolve to as many of these issues as possible in a cooperative effort with all other stakeholders.
With approval of funding Grays Harbor, Lewis and Thurston Counties would need to formalize their relationship and identify rolls and responsibilities by means of a separate Interlocal Agreement.
Thurston, Lewis and Grays Harbor counties, along with the cities, town and tribes in the Basin, have taken initial steps toward formation of a watershed council which could expedite cooperative efforts to address a range of issues impacting the area.
www.crcwater.org /issues3/ghthurstonltrdoelewis.html   (440 words)

 Montesano, Washington
The City of Montesano is the county seat of Grays Harbor County, Washington, with a population of 3,700.
Montesano is conveniently situated as the gateway to Washington's pristine coastal beaches and the scenic Olympic Peninsula.
Attractive homes in established neighborhoods lend charm to this rural community, as does the Grays Harbor County Courthouse, a turn-of-the-century three-story structure with sandstone, marble, granite, wood, murals, and stained glass features.
www.montesano.us   (239 words)

 WDFW -- The Weekender Report: Midwinter fishing and viewing opportunities await anglers and birders
Washington's weather might be erratic this time of year, but outdoors enthusiasts continue to find a wide range of fishing and wildlife-viewing opportunities throughout the state.
Southeast Washington anglers preparing to fish for rainbow trout in the Tucannon River impoundments when the season opens there March 1 need to remember that travel and camping is restricted in the area while post-wildfire helicopter salvage logging is under way.
WDFW and Washington Department of Parks and Recreation have jointly developed an eagle viewing site there, including a foot trail and two small parking lots along the road to Northrup Canyon off state highway 155, about seven miles south of Grand Coulee.
wdfw.wa.gov /do/weekendr/weekendr.htm   (4861 words)

 Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival
Grays Harbor Audubon Society, Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, and the City of Hoquiam work with a host of other local sponsors to bring you the Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival.
This event is timed to match the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of shorebirds as they pause at the Grays Harbor estuary to feed and rest before departing for their nesting grounds in the Arctic.
A portion of revenues in excess of festival expenses goes toward a fund to benefit the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge for activities such as: continuation of construction of the boardwalk, benches and interpretive signage, and an Education Specialist.
www.shorebirdfestival.com   (397 words)

 Telecommunication in Grays Harbor County, Washington
Grays Harbor County has a remarkable telecommunication network created by public and private sector providers.
The Grays Harbor EDC can assist your company in acquiring voice, data and storage requirements from our telecommunication providers.
With diverse paths into Grays Harbor and between telecommunication carrier’s backbones, our network is reliable.
www.ghedc.com /ghtech.html   (704 words)

 Grays Harbor County - Auditor's Office
The Auditor's office provides services to the public and other county departments with 8 full-time staff and 2 regular part-timers.
Our office is located on the first floor of the Administration Building next to the county courthouse.
Information on registering to vote, voter demographics in Grays Harbor, and an on-line voter registration form.
www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us /info/auditor   (142 words)

 Grays Harbor County Environmental and Water News and Resolutions
Now Grays Harbor County sends notice of application and public hearing for a shorelines substantial development with conditional use and flood development permit.
In 1997 Thurston County was the lead agency on raising Anderson Road and that attempt appeared to fail.
Jun. 03, 1999 Grays Harbor County is hosting a meeting, June 8, at the Sharon Grange - the topic is land use and development issues.
www.crcwater.org /graysharborpage.html   (4494 words)

 1999 Appeal to Washington Board of Tax Appeals Palmer
The Grays Harbor Board of Equalization found in the favor of the Grays Harbor County Assessor when it came to land values.
We feel the Grays Harbor Board of Equalization erred in this determination and that the improvement value had to be addressed in their finding.
It was carried by the Grays Harbor County Assessor at a value of $35,000 in 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998.
www.theblackriver.net /02protax/199907stateappeal.html   (2178 words)

 Grays Harbor County, Washington (Counties)
Grays Harbor has long been the industrial seaport of Washington's Pacific Coast and Grays Harbor County contains the major population centers of Hoquiam and Aberdeen.
In addition, there are the resort communities along the sandy spit at the mouth of the harbor, such as Ocean Shores, and the charter fishing center at Westport.
Montesano has been the county seat for over 120 years.
www.ohwy.com /wa/y/ygraysha.htm   (99 words)

 Welcome to the City of Elma, Washington
The City of Elma, incorporated on March 22, 1888, lies within the Chehalis River Valley in Eastern Grays Harbor County, about 30 miles West of Olympia and 40 miles East of the Pacific coast.
Elma has historically served as the commercial center serving the East Grays Harbor County agricultural and timber industries, which even today serve as mainstays to the local economy.
The East County Industrial Park, lying just West of Elma, and the Satsop Development Park, located Southwest of Elma, continue to attract business and industry new to the area, as well as accommodating businesses that have relocated from other areas of Grays Harbor County.
www.cityofelma.com   (241 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Grays Harbor County, Wash.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1947-60; died in office 1960.
U.S. Representative from Washington, 1913-33 (2nd District 1913-15, 3rd District 1915-33); elected unopposed 1926, 1930; defeated, 1932.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/WA/GH.html   (597 words)

 Washington CountiesBirth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage License and More (D-G)
Most Washington state counties offer certified copies of birth certificates from 1937 to present.
Marriage records should be available from the the county auditor where the event occurred.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in Washington Counties.
www.vitalrec.com /wacounties3.html   (527 words)

 GHC Manufacturing
Today 10 of the top 15 industrial companies in the county are wood-product related and sustained-yield forestry, reforestation, lumber, plywood, and paper remain the county's industrial base.
SHIP BUILDING: Shipbuilding has been a tradition in Grays Harbor County since the early 1900's when tall-masted schooners were built along the banks of the county's rivers to ship lumber throughout the world.
Today, Grays Harbor is a top producer of fiberglass hulled yachts and small craft.
www.ghedc.com /ghmanuf.html   (856 words)

 Coastal Real Estate in Washington State - Seabrook
Seabrook is a new traditional neighborhood of beautiful coastal cottages on a rugged stretch of central Washington coast.
It is some of the most beautiful Washington coast real estate available.
Seabrook draws from the values of the best beach towns, including established towns in the San Juan Islands in Washington and Cannon Beach, Oregon, as well as the most successful new communities on the East Coast.
www.seabrookwa.com   (160 words)

 Aberdeen --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Established in 1881 as a junction of several railroads, it was named for Aberdeen in Scotland by Alexander Mitchell, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad.
At the eastern end of Grays Harbor, on the west coast of the mainland United States, lies the small, hilly city of Aberdeen, Wash., and its neighbor town Hoquiam.
The breed was developed in the shires, or counties, of Aberdeen and Angus, probably in the middle 1700s.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9272680   (663 words)

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