Ferry County, Washington

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Ferry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. As of 2000, the population was 7,260. The county seat is at Republic, which is also the county's largest city. It was named after Elisha P. Ferry, the state's first governor. With about 3.3 inhabitants per square mile (1.3 /km2), it is Washington's least densely populated county.

Ferry County was created out of Stevens County on February 21, 1899.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,257 square miles (5,850 km2), of which 2,204 square miles (5,710 km2) is land and 53 square miles (140 km2) (2.37%) is water.

Geographic features

Adjacent counties

(also shares northern border with British Columbia, Canada)

National protected areas

Demographics

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