Welcome

Welcome to Skamania County, featuring some of the most scenic and diverse landscape in the world.  Located in southwestern Washington, Skamania County extends from the northern shores of the Columbia River, through the forested ridges and ravines of the Cascade Mountains, north beyond Mount St. Helens, and east to the flanks of Mt. Adams. 

Skamania County consists of 1,672 square miles that includes the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. 80% of the County is National Forest. The County was established in 1854, one of the first counties in the state. It operates under the laws of the State of Washington with a Commission form of government. The County is a general purpose government and provides public safety, road improvement, parks and recreation, judicial administration, health and social services and general administration.

There are eleven elected officials: three County Commissioners, an Assessor, an Auditor, a County Clerk, a District Court Judge, a Prosecuting Attorney, a Sheriff, a Superior Court Judge and a Treasurer. The County population is approximately 11,000, spread throughout the communities of Washougal, Stevenson, Carson, Stabler, Home Valley, Mill A, Willard and Underwood.

For more information about our dynamic county and rich history, please click here.

News

Skamania County Commissioner's Policy for Evacuees of the Eagle Creek Fire 09/15/2017 click here

Notice to Contractors click here

Please visit Skamania County Sheriffs office website for information in regards to the Eagle Creek fire click here or click here

Civil Service Commission Vacancy click here

2017 Recreational Fire Information Update 08/01/2017 click here

Gifford Pinchot National Forest New Online Huckleberry Free Use Permits click here

Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of SWWA click here

SKAMANIA COUNTY'S FINANCIAL CONDITION click here

Commissioners urge Federal  Legislators to work within caucus and leadership to extend Payment in Lieu of Taxes program and Secure Rural Schools and Counties Funding

Letter to Senators Murray, Cantwell and Congresswoman Butler regarding USFS land acquisitions in Skamania County (01/11/16)

Resolution 2014-69:  Declaring an Emergency in Skamania County

Shoreline Master Program Information

 

 

 

 

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Courthouse & Sheriff's Office
PO BOX 790
240 NW Vancouver Ave.
Stevenson, WA 98648
 
Courthouse Annex
PO BOX 1009
170 NW Vancouver Ave.
Stevenson, WA 98648
 
Hegewald Center
PO BOX 369
710 SW Rock Creek Dr.
Stevenson,WA 98648