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*'''Parent County:''' created 27 October 1883 from [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield County]].  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 27 October 1883 from [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield County]].  
 
*'''County seat:''' Asotin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County seat:''' Asotin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
*'''Neighbroring Counties:''' [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]] | [[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce County, Idaho]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa County, Oregon]]  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]] | [[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce County, Idaho]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa County, Oregon]]
*The name "Asotin" is from the Nez Perce language and means "place of eel" from the abundance of eels caught here.
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*'''[[Washington Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960]] '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.
 
*'''[[Washington Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960]] '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.
  
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*[http://wagenweb.org/asotin/ The Asotin County WAGenWeb Project], a member of [[WAGenWeb|The WAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://wagenweb.org/asotin/ The Asotin County WAGenWeb Project], a member of [[WAGenWeb|The WAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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Revision as of 17:17, 24 March 2013

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Online Records


Asotin County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Asotin County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 27, 1883
County Seat Asotin
Courthouse
Address Asotin County Courthouse
PO Box 159
Asotin, WA 99402-0159
Phone: (509) 243–4181
Asotin County Website


Historical Facts

The name "Asotin" is from the Nez Perce language and means "place of eel" from the abundance of eels caught there.

Boundary Changes

  • No counties created from Asotin County.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Transcriptions of several cemeteries in Asotin County, many with a single burial, are available online at Interment.net. A listing of some additional cemeteries of Asotin County, along with some photographs of headstones, is also available online.

Census

  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940

Church Records

Court Records

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Washington State Digital Archives has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Asotin County Courthouse
PO Box 159
Asotin, WA 99402-0159
Phone: (509) 243–4181

County Auditor has birth and marriage records
from 1891 and death records 1891-1907.
County Clerk has divorce and probate records.
County Assessor has land records from 1891. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at FamilySearch Record Search, no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.
Websites

Places

Cities

  • Asotin
  • Clarkston

Communities

  • Anatone
  • Clarkston Heights-Vineland
  • West Clarkston-Highland

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Asotin County, Washington page 732, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.