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Thurston County (Wash.)


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    • Thurston County (Oregon Territory)
    • Окръг Търстън (Wash.)
    • Okrŭg Tŭrstŭn (Wash.)
    • Okres Thurston (Wash.)
    • Thurstoni maakond (Wash.)
    • Condado de Thurston (Wash.)
    • Kantono Thurston (Wash.)
    • Comté de Thurston (Wash.)
    • Contea di Thurston (Wash.)
    • Hrabstwo Thurston (Wash.)
    • Comitatul Thurston (Wash.)
    • Округ Терстон (Wash.)
    • Okrug Terston (Wash.)
    • Quận Thurston (Wash.)
    • Okruh Terston (Wash.)
    • Condado han Thurston (Wash.)
    • 瑟斯顿县 (Wash.)
    • Sesidun Xian (Wash.)
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    • Thurston Co., Wash
  • Sources

    • found: U.S. Office of Administrator, Bonneville Project. The economic base for power ... 1945.
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(adm2; 46°54ʹ59ʺN 122°49ʹ04ʺW)
    • found: Wikipedia, October 4, 2013(Thurston County, Washington; county located in the State of Washington; named after Samuel R. Thurston, the Oregon Territory's first delegate to Congress; created out of Lewis County by the government of Oregon Territory on January 12, 1852; on December 22 of the same year, Pierce, King, Island, and Jefferson counties were split off from Thurston County; 46.93°N 122.83°W) Bulgarian page (Окръг Търстън = OkrІug TІurstІun) Czech page (Okres Thurston) Estonian page (Thurstoni maakond) Spanish page (Condado de Thurston) Esperanto page (Kantono Thurston) French page (ComtЃe de Thurston) Italian page (Contea di Thurston) Polish page (Hrabstwo Thurston) Romanian page (Comitatul Thurston) Russian page (Округ Терстон = Okrug Terston) Serbian page (Округ Терстон = Okrug Terston) Ukrainian page (Округ Терстон = Okruh Terston) Vietnamese page (QuЄѴan Thurston) Waray-Waray page (Condado han Thurston) Chinese page (瑟斯顿县 = Sesidun Xian)
    • found: Washington State wiki, November 12, 2018(Chehalis County was formed out of Thurston County on April 14, 1854. The name was subsequently changed to Grays Harbor County by the Washington legislature, effective June 9, 1915) - http://washingtonstate.wikia.com/wiki/Chehalis_County
    • found: Statutes of the Territory of Washington: being the code passed by the Legislative Assembly, at their first session begun and held at Olympia, February 27th, 1854, 1855, viewed online November 12, 2018:page 472 (An Act to Create the County of Chehalis. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Washington, That all that portion of Thurston county embraced within the following named boundaries, to wit: commencing at the north-west corner of Pacific county, on Shoalwater Bay; thence due east to a point due south of a point on the Chehalis river six miles above Armstrong's Mills; thence north to the line of Sawamish county, thence west along said line of Sawamish county to the Pacific ocean; thence south along the coast of Pacific Ocean and Shoalwater Bay, to the place of beginning, be and the same is hereby constituted and organized into a separate county, to be known and called Chehalis county) - http://leg.wa.gov/CodeReviser/documents/sessionlaw/1854pam1.pdf
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    • 1981-11-25: new
    • 2018-11-14: revised
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