Okanogan County is a county located in the United States, in the state of Washington. In area, it is the largest county in the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,120. The county seat is at Okanogan, and its largest city is Omak. The first county seat was Ruby, Washington, which has now been a ghost town for more than 100 years.

          The name derives from the Okanagan language place name ukʷnaqn. The name Okanogan (Okanagan) also refers to the region that also encompasses part of southern British Columbia.

           Okanogan County was formed out of Stevens County on February 2, 1888. (Wikipedia.org)

           Today, Okanogan County is one of the best vacation spots in the United States, boasting the largest cross country ski trail system, scenic byways, tours, hikes, snowboarding, sledding, and fishing.