Pend Oreille County (// pond-ə-RAY) is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. It is named after the Pend d'Oreilles tribe, whose name is French for "earring" (literally "hangs from ear"). As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,001. The county seat is at Newport, which is also the county's largest city.
Pend Oreille County was created out of Stevens County on March 1, 1911. It is the most recently formed of the state's 39 counties (see list of counties in Washington).