Dr. David J. Franckum
Lewis County Dental Society Demographics
If you’re a dental professional thinking about relocating to Washington state, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled some demographic information on all 17 component societies that together make up the Washington State Dental Association.
Lewis County Population: 68,600
Pacific County Population: 20,984
Number of WSDA members: 40
Lewis County is located in southwestern Washington, 90 miles south of Seattle, 50 miles south of Tacoma, 30 miles south of Olympia, and 80 miles north of Portland. Lewis County's largest city is Centralia, and the county seat is the City of Chehalis. Centralia and Chehalis are known as the twin cities.
Lewis County covers 2,435.5 square miles and is a rapidly growing county, offering the civic and cultural opportunities of the Seattle and Portland areas with the recreational resources of the Pacific Northwest. These include the Washington and Oregon coasts, the Columbia Gorge and the Cascade Mountains. The county offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living.
Pacific County is located in the southwest corner of Washington. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Grays Harbor County, on the east by Lewis County and on the south by Wahkiakum County.
The economy of the county is based on the tourist industry, logging, lumber, manufacturing, oyster harvesting, seafood canning, crabbing, sports and commercial fishing, dairy farming, stock raising and cranberry growing.
Residents and visitors can enjoy fishing, hunting, beach combing, clam digging, camping, bird watching, golfing, trail hiking, whale watching, kite flying and various organized community sports.