Images around Grays Harbor Satsop valley field with hay down, shorebirds on Wishkah River, Westport Light House, Logging truck US 101 in Cosmopolis text Serving the citizen of Grays Harbor for over 50 years! Grays Harbor Council of Governments is a transportation and regional planning agency, supporting our members by promoting cooridnation, disseminating information, and providing a wide array of services.

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Regional Transportation Plan — Transportation User Survey

Regional Transporation Survey postcard

Residents of Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific, and Wahkiakum Counties or Rainier, Oregon: Your participation is needed! Make a difference by providing input on your current and future transportation needs.

Complete the survey by March 16th here:

Call (360) 577-3041 or email for a survey on paper or in other languages.

Public Funding Newsletter January 2018

Welcome 2018! The first installment of 2018 of the quarterly GHCOG Public Funding Notification Alert is now available!
GHCOG publishes the newsletter quarterly to assist our members with finding funding for their transportation, infrastructure, recreation, and planning projects.

Newsletter Highlights

January 2018 Public Funding Newsletter

Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights - January 2018 update

The GHCOG Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights brochure has been updated with current employment estimates and size of firm data from WA State Employment Security and updated 2020 to 2040 population projections by the Office of Financial Management. See the link below for the brochure, in PDF format.

January 2018 - Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights brochure

Important Notice!!
6:30 PM - New GHCOG Board Meeting Time !!

GHCOG board meetings will start a half hour sooner at 6:30 p.m.
This is a permanent change of meeting time.

Grays Harbor County FEMA Flood Panels, effective February 2017

The new Grays Harbor County Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), became effective 2/3/17. Grays Harbor County GIS website is hosting the FIRM maps for Grays Harbor on their website!
You may view and download FIRM in PDF format for locations in Grays Harbor County. See the county web page, link below.

New tools let you quickly find U.S. Census Bureau data!

US Census Quick Facts Tool - Fast and easy access to facts about people, business, and geography. A simple way to find US Census data for communities, counties, and states. Browse multiple data sets at one time!

Census Explorer - US Census Bureau's interactive map series. Explore several themed maps from multiple Census data sets and collection years.

NOAA Marine Debris Program - Japan Tsunami Debris: Information and FAQs

The March 2011 tsunami that hit Japan washed debris into the Pacific Ocean. While heavier materials sank close to shore, lighter material have been scattered by winds and ocean currents in the North Pacific. Items have already begun landing on the U.S. West Coast. See Japan Tsunami Marine Debris Joint Information Center and NOAA's Japan Tsunami Debris information and FAQs websites for more information and where to report tsunami debris.

Japan Tsunami Marine Debris Joint Information Center: