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Spokane County, Washington

Spokane County Washington
US county information
NameSpokane County
Largest citySpokane
US Area
Total Area1781 sq mi (4612.8 km2)
Land Area1764 sq mi (4568.8 km2)
Water Area17 sq mi (44 km2)
Population471221 (2010)
Density103.1/km2 (267/sq mi)
FoundedJanuary 29, 1858 and
October 30, 1879
Named forSpokane tribe
Time zonePacific
Time zonePacific: UTC-8/-7: -8/-7

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Spokane County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington, named after the Spokane tribe. As of the 2010 census the population was 471,221, making it the fourth most populous county in Washington state. The largest city and county seat is Spokane, the second largest city in the state, behind Seattle.

Spokane County was formed on January 29, 1858. It was annexed by Stevens County on January 19, 1864, and re-created on October 30, 1879.

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