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Wasco County

Located in the Columbia Gorge and Mt Hood Region of Oregon

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Wasco county was established in January of 1854 and is 2,396 square miles. The county seat is the city of The Dalles. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 23,346, an increase of 1,663 over the 1990 census. The development of the county has been related to the Oregon Trail and to the position of The Dalles as a crossroads for transportation.

For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.

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Location: The Dalles Oregon

Other Oregon Counties nearby:
(Condon) Gilliam County
(Condon) Gilliam County
(Hood River) Hood River County
(Moro) Sherman County
(Moro) Sherman County
(The Dalles) Wasco County


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06/18 Coming to The The Dalles area
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson WA June25-28 Amazing talent, workshops, instrument contests and raffle, fine craft and food vendors, a merry beer garden, and nightly dances.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.