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Cowlitz County Information

The county had a recorded population of 102,410 according to the census in 2010 and the county seat is Kelso. The county was first formed in 1854 and the total area is 1,166 square miles The County’s name was derived from the Cowlitz Indian term, Cow-e-liske which means “river of shifting sands.” The departments in the county office that look after its citizens are district court, emergency management, Sheriff’ auditor, and court.

Sheriff’s office

The Sheriff’s name is Mark S. Nelson and the address of his office is 312 SW 1st Avenue Kelso, WA 98626

The phone number to call is 360-423-1047

The divisions in the Sheriff’s office are emergency management, investigations, K9 teams, records, and registered sex offenders. Aside from keeping the county safe, the office is also responsible for other things. They handle the concealed pistol license paperwork, sex offender registry, county residents fingerprinting, and process civil papers for service.

County courthouse

The district court is located at 312 SW 1st Avenue, Room 207 Kelso, WA 98626 and the phone number is 360-577-3073

The district court clerks cannot give any legal advice. This covers what you can say in court, civil forms filing, what to plea during a charge, or change any order that comes from a judge.

The court gives hearing to criminal, traffic infraction, civil, and miscellaneous cases from the county Sheriff, human society, prosecuting attorney, department of natural resources, and state department of fish and wildlife.

County jail

1935 1st Avenue Longview, WA 98632

The phone number is 360-577-3094

The visitation times are: Tuesday 9 am to 10 am and Thursday 12 pm to 1 pm, Sunday 12 pm to 3 pm, Monday 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Tuesday 9 am to 12 noon, Wednesday 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, Thursday 12 pm to 3 pm, Friday 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and Saturday 9 am to 12 noon.

Cowlitz City Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined248
Avg Daily Population251
Name of new facilitynew jail
Full time payroll68
Full time total employees68
Total salaries and wages2666875
Other operating expenditures1029726
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 312 S.W. 1ST AVENUE KELSO WA 98626

Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 6:19pm
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Thursday, March 25th, 2021 at 2:54pm
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Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 at 2:52pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office, Cowlitz Chaplaincy, and @Cowlitz2Fire participated in the #polarplungechallenge to support Special Olympics Washington and @WashingtonLETR . You can support them too by donating to https://t.co/xyoK1DJ0Tz https://t.co/kM47jIih43
Friday, February 12th, 2021 at 2:18pm
Due to the weather, the Sheriff's Office business office will be closing at 1pm today. Have a happy and safe weekend.
Monday, February 8th, 2021 at 1:44pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will be closed all day on February 15th, President's Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports.
Monday, January 11th, 2021 at 1:52pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will be closed all day on January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports.
Monday, December 28th, 2020 at 1:51pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will close at 3pm on New Year's Eve and be closed all day on New Year's Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports. Have a safe and happy new year! https://t.co/3vLO4QDMrI
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 at 3:37pm
SCAM ALERT: If you receive a text message saying today is the last day to get your concealed pistol license, it is NOT coming from us. Do not click on the link in the message.

If you have questions about applying for your concealed license, please call our office at 360-577-3092
Monday, December 21st, 2020 at 3:29pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office business office will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and be closed all day on Christmas Day. Deputies will still be patrolling as usual and 911 dispatch will still take emergency and non-emergency reports. Have a safe and merry Christmas. https://t.co/dqpOmOxzeK
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:51pm
The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who witnessed this incident, or who may have video related to this incident, to contact Detective Troy Lee at 360-577-3092.
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:51pm
The suspect was located and was taken into custody.

Additional details on this incident will be made available after next of kin notifications.
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:51pm
At 1133 hours a resident in the area called to report that a subject matching the suspect description was currently walking on Weyerhaeuser timberland behind Shadywood Ln. A search team deployed to the area and conducted a lengthy track through the woods.
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:51pm
Deputies conducted an extensive search of the area utilizing drone and K-9 search teams. An emergency notification was sent out to residences in the area.
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:50pm
The suspect was seen fleeing the area on foot prior to deputies' arrival. Detectives interviewed witnesses at the scene and were able to determine the suspect's identity.
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:50pm
At 0817 hours of December 7, 2020 Cowlitz 911 received a report that a male subject had been shot in front of a residence in the 100block of Shadywood Ln, Kelso. CCSO deputies responded to the scene and located a deceased male subject in the driveway with obvious gunshot wounds.
Monday, November 30th, 2020 at 8:48pm
The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office extends are deepest sympathy to the Basso family, Kalama Fire , and the Kalama community in the loss of Alan Basso. He was a truly selfless person who epitomized being a public servant.
-Sheriff Brad Thurman https://t.co/3HICZ4IcQ3
Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 6:36pm
Our hearts are with the Tulalip Tribal Police Department and family as they mourn the loss of Officer Charlie Cortez. https://t.co/qqDaMjR6fe

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