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Founded: November 28, 1883

Douglas County
Sheriff's Office

110 2nd Street NE, Suite 200
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

Phone: 509.884.0941
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Douglas County is part of the 'Wenatchee, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area'. The estimated population in 2007 was 36,300. The county seat is at Waterville. Its largest city is East Wenatchee, although the unincorporated East Wenatchee Bench CDP is larger. It was named after American statesman Stephen A. Douglas.

Douglas County was created out of Lincoln County on November 28, 1883.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,849 square miles, of which, 1,821 square miles of it is land and 28 square miles of it (1.52%) is water. The population density is 18 per square mile.


Principal Communities:
  • Bridgeport
  • Coulee Dam (partial)
  • Waterville (County Seat)
  • Rock Island
  • East Wenatchee
  • Mansfield
  • East Wenatchee Bench
 

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Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal
Took Office: January 1, 2007

Employees: 43
Budget: $3.2 million

Douglas County Courthouse
County Seat:
Waterville