The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Whitman

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Edition of 1879. See also Whitman County, Washington on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

WHITMAN, a S. E. county of Washington territory, bounded E. by Idaho, S. by Snake river, and W. by the Columbia; area, about 3,000 sq. m. It has been formed since 1870 from the S. portion of Stevens co., and is intersected by the Palouse river. Capital, Colfax.