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History
Thurston County's rich forests, prairies, rivers and tidelands have supported the Chehalis, Nisqually and Squaxin Island Tribes and their Salish-speaking ancestors for thousands of years. European and American settlement in the region began in the mid 1800s. Click on the links below to learn more about the county's geography and history.

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