1. Welcome to Cowlitz County, the "Land of Six Rivers"

    Rich in history, industry, natural beauty, and home of the Monticello Convention of 1852, Cowlitz County is where Washington Territory was born. With a balanced blend of rural and urban environments, most residents of Cowlitz County live about an hour from Mt. St. Helens, the Pacific Coast, and Portland OR, providing a unique quality of life. Come to enjoy, explore, and experience the wonders of Cowlitz County today.