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Pend Oreille County, Washington

Pend Oreille County Washington
US county information
NamePend Oreille County
StateWashington
SeatNewport
US Area
Total Area1425 sq mi (3690.8 km2)
Land Area1400 sq mi (3626 km2)
Water Area25 sq mi (64.8 km2)
Population13001 (2010)
Density3.5/km2 (9.1/sq mi)
FoundedMarch 1, 1911

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Pend Oreille County (c-eniconpɒndəˈreɪ ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. It is named after the Pend d'Oreilles tribe, whose name is French for "earring" (literally "hangs from ear"). As of 2010, the population was 13,001. The county seat is at Newport, which is also the county's largest city.

Pend Oreille County was created out of Stevens County on March 1, 1911.


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