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* [[Vancouver (Washington)]] — oldest permanent settlement in the [[Pacific Northwest (United States of America)|Pacific Northwest]] and capital of Clark County; not to be confused with [[Vancouver]], [[British Columbia|BC]] ([[Canada]])
 
* [[Vancouver (Washington)]] — oldest permanent settlement in the [[Pacific Northwest (United States of America)|Pacific Northwest]] and capital of Clark County; not to be confused with [[Vancouver]], [[British Columbia|BC]] ([[Canada]])
* [[Camas (Washington)|Camas]] (second largest city in Clark County)
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* [[Camas (Washington)|Camas]]  
 
*[[Washougal]]
 
*[[Washougal]]
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*[[Battle Ground]](second largest city in Clark County and home to [[Battle Ground Lake State Park]]
 
*[[La Center (Washington)|La Center]]
 
*[[La Center (Washington)|La Center]]
 
* [[Ridgefield (Washington)|Ridgefield]]
 
* [[Ridgefield (Washington)|Ridgefield]]
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===Lewis County===
 
===Lewis County===
  
* [[Centralia]] (largest city in Lewis County)  
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* [[Centralia (Washington)|Centralia]] (largest city in Lewis County)  
 
* [[Chehalis]] (seat of Lewis County)
 
* [[Chehalis]] (seat of Lewis County)
 
* [[Mossyrock]] (Heart of East Lewis County)
 
* [[Mossyrock]] (Heart of East Lewis County)
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* [[Stevenson]] (seat of Skamania County)
 
* [[Stevenson]] (seat of Skamania County)
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* [[Carson (Washington)|Carson]]
  
 
===Wahkiakum County===
 
===Wahkiakum County===
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
 
*[[Fort Vancouver National Historic Site]] - a gem of a park whose story as an economic and cultural center fascinatingly portends that of the modern-day Pacific Northwest
 
*[[Fort Vancouver National Historic Site]] - a gem of a park whose story as an economic and cultural center fascinatingly portends that of the modern-day Pacific Northwest
*[[Lewis and Clark National Historical Park]] - 12 park sites located on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific coast from [[Long Beach (Washington)|Long Beach]], WA to [[Cannon Beach]], OR  
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*[[Lewis and Clark National Historical Park]] - 12 park sites located on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific coast from [[Long Beach (Washington)|Long Beach]], WA to [[Cannon Beach]], OR
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*[[Mount St. Helens]]
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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===By air===
 
===By air===
  
*Portland International Airport (IATA: PDX)is quite convienient for this region, being just across the river from [[Vancouver (Washington)]]: see the [[Portland]] article for details. Flights to many major US airports and a few international connections.
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*[[Portland (Oregon)#By plane|Portland International Airport]] (IATA: PDX)is quite convienient for this region, being just across the river from [[Vancouver (Washington)|Vancouver]]. Flights to many major US airports and a few international connections.
*Seattle International Airport (IATA: SEA)is located about 2 hours north of Kelso: see the [[Seattle]]article for details. Greater number of international flights than Portland.
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*[[Seattle#By plane|Seattle-Tacoma International Airport]] (IATA: SEA)is located about 2 hours north of [[Kelso (Washington)|Kelso]] by car. Greater number of international flights than [[Portland (Oregon)|Portland]].
  
 
===By car===
 
===By car===
  
I-5 connects the region to Seattle and Portland. If coming from the Columbia Plateau/Central Washington, take US-12 or SR-4 west. From the Oregon Coast, take US-101 across the Columbia River.
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I-5 connects the region to Seattle and Portland. If coming from the Columbia Plateau/Central Washington, take US-12 or SR-14 west. From the Oregon Coast, take US-101 across the Columbia River.
  
 
===By train===
 
===By train===

Latest revision as of 23:19, 10 September 2012

Southwest Washington is a region of Washington.

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Regions[edit]

Cities[edit]

Cowlitz County[edit]

Clark County[edit]

Lewis County[edit]

Pacific County[edit]

Skamania County[edit]

Wahkiakum County[edit]

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

For our purposes, the Southwest Washington region consists of Cowlitz, Clark, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties.

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Get in[edit]

By air[edit]

By car[edit]

I-5 connects the region to Seattle and Portland. If coming from the Columbia Plateau/Central Washington, take US-12 or SR-14 west. From the Oregon Coast, take US-101 across the Columbia River.

By train[edit]

The Amtrak Cascades service stops in Kelso and Vancouver, WA.

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