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Communities of Clark County, Washington
"Clark County lives in the shadow of its Oregon neighbor, Portland. But, no longer just a "bedroom community" for the metropolis, it is gaining a life and a cachet of its own."
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The largest city in Clark County shares a name with a Canadian city (and both are named after the same explorer,) and the two are often confused. However, this city is just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. It boasts miles of walking trails, and is the seat of county government.
This small town in northeastern Clark County lent its name to a huge forest fire that was one of the greatest disasters in early 20th-century Washington. Its name, fittingly, comes from the name of a Native American demon which was said to have spirited children away in the area.
The second-largest and fastest-growing city in Clark County is named after an event that never took place. What was the event that never happened?
A gold rush
Construction of a railroad station
A lumber strike
Named after a wildflower, this city on the banks of the Columbia was once known primarily for its paper mill, belching sulfurous fumes into the sky. Now it is gaining a better reputation as the hub of high-tech industry in Clark County.
This city is best known as the gateway to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area on the Washington side of the river, and its name was derived from an Indian phrase meaning "rushing waters." Only a small part of the city is actually in Clark County; the rest is in Skamania County.
This city was once the hub of steamboat trade on the Lewis River, receiving freight and passengers from the Columbia River.
On the northern border of Clark County, extending into Cowlitz County, this small community is known for its tulips and lilacs.
This tiny community in northern Clark County was possibly named for the initials of three of its founders.
What was the community of Felida named after?
The Latin word for "happy"
The felicitous growing season
The waterfalls in the area
The cat family
This community boasts some of the priciest houses in Clark County, as well as a wildlife refuge, but is best known as "The Birthplace of U-Haul."
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