In 1999, the City of Longview forged a Sister City relationship with Wako Japan. As a part of that relationship, a delegation of students visit Longview in the summer, and a group of adults visit in October. Learn more about the history of the sister city relationship and hosting a visitor.
City of Wako Collection
Items received from our Sister City of Wako Japan are on display for visitors to see up-close and personal. Included in this colorful display are many unique items:
- Colorful assorted scarves
- Heron statues
- Japanese dolls
The display is viewable in the lobby of City Hall (15125 Broadway), Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
If you would like to become actively involved in our Sister City relationship, please contact the Executive Department.