About This Place
Onalaska is a small unincorporated community in Lewis County, Washington.
The name for the community comes from the poem, "The Pleasures of Hope" by Scottish poet Thomas Campbell. Onalaska, Washington; Onalaska, Wisconsin; Onalaska, Arkansas; and Onalaska, Texas are all historically connected to one another through the lumber industry.
The Onalaska School District provides the community's education.