Thurston County occupies an area of glacial plains, Coast
Range, and Cascade Mountains located at the southern extremity
of Puget Sound in western Washington. The Oregon Territorial
Legislature created Thurston County on January 12, 1852. It
was named in honor of Samuel R. Thurston, first delegate from
Oregon Territory to Congress.
1956 bulletin from the County Agricultural Data Series
created by NASS, then known as the Crop and Livestock Reporting
Service. Links are to different chapters within the bulletin
and are in Adobe PDF format.