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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Clallam County'''
  
== [http://www.clallam.net/ County Courthouse]  ==
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223 East Fourth Street<br>Port Angeles, WA 98362
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.clallam.net/ Clallam County Courthouse]<br>223 E 4th Street PO Box 863<br> Port Angeles, WA 98362-3025<br>Phone: 360.417.2508<br><br>County Auditor has marriage and land records.<br>County Clerk has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clallam County, Washington page 732, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*Originally spelled Clalm. Named for the lands of the Klallam (Makah and Quileute tribes.)<br>
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*Originally spelled Clalm. Named for the lands of the Klallam (Makah and Quileute tribes.)<br>  
*The county contains the Olympia peninsula, home of the Olympic National Park, the northwest's Rain Forest.
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*The county contains the Olympia peninsula, home of the Olympic National Park, the northwest's Rain Forest.  
*The permament settlement by the non-Indians occurred after 1850.
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*The permament settlement by the non-Indians occurred after 1850.  
*Port Angeles has been the county seat since 1890 when it was incorporated as a city.
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*Port Angeles has been the county seat since 1890 when it was incorporated as a city.  
 
*Additional history of Clallam County at Washington's [http://www.historylink.org/Index.cfm?searchField=file_title%2Cabstract%2Cauthor%2Cfile_id%2Ckeywords%2Ccounty%2Csector&search_library=Cyberpedia%2CLandmark%2CMuseum%2CCybertour%2Cslide+show%2CTimeline%2CPeoples+History&keyword=Clallam&DisplayPage=results.cfm&Submit2=Go HistoryLink.org]
 
*Additional history of Clallam County at Washington's [http://www.historylink.org/Index.cfm?searchField=file_title%2Cabstract%2Cauthor%2Cfile_id%2Ckeywords%2Ccounty%2Csector&search_library=Cyberpedia%2CLandmark%2CMuseum%2CCybertour%2Cslide+show%2CTimeline%2CPeoples+History&keyword=Clallam&DisplayPage=results.cfm&Submit2=Go HistoryLink.org]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1854--'''Clallam County was created 26 April 1854&nbsp;from [[Jefferson_County,_Washington|Jefferson]] County. '''County seat:''' Port Angeles <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1854--'''Clallam County was created 26 April 1854&nbsp;from [[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] County. '''County seat:''' Port Angeles <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*29 January 1868, Quillehute County was created, but it was reverted back to Clallam and Jefferson counties in 1870. Records in both counties.
 
*29 January 1868, Quillehute County was created, but it was reverted back to Clallam and Jefferson counties in 1870. Records in both counties.
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Jefferson_County,_Washington|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1454923;p=collectionDetails;t=searchable FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A&nbsp;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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*'''[[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&nbsp;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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Forks Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Port Angeles Washington Family History Center]]
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/wa/clallam/ The Clallam County WAGenWeb Project], a member of [[WAGenWeb|The WAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://hometownchronicles.com/wa/clallam/ The Clallam County WAGenWeb Project], a member of [[WAGenWeb|The WAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wa/clallam/clallam.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Clallam County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/wa/clallam/clallam.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Clallam County.  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/wa/clallam/clallam.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Clallam County. (Mirror site)  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wa/clallam/clallam.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Clallam County. (Mirror site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207623&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Clallam&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Clallam County.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Clallam|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Clallam County.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Clallam/ Clallam County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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County Courthouse

Clallam County Courthouse
223 E 4th Street PO Box 863
Port Angeles, WA 98362-3025
Phone: 360.417.2508

County Auditor has marriage and land records.
County Clerk has probate records. [1]

History

  • Originally spelled Clalm. Named for the lands of the Klallam (Makah and Quileute tribes.)
  • The county contains the Olympia peninsula, home of the Olympic National Park, the northwest's Rain Forest.
  • The permament settlement by the non-Indians occurred after 1850.
  • Port Angeles has been the county seat since 1890 when it was incorporated as a city.
  • Additional history of Clallam County at Washington's HistoryLink.org

Parent County

1854--Clallam County was created 26 April 1854 from Jefferson County. County seat: Port Angeles [2]

Boundary Changes

  • 29 January 1868, Quillehute County was created, but it was reverted back to Clallam and Jefferson counties in 1870. Records in both counties.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Forks
  • Port Angeles
  • Sequim
Communities
  • Agnew
  • Beaver
  • Bell Hill
  • Blyn
  • Carlsborg
  • Clallam Bay
  • Diamond Point
  • Dungeness
  • Elwha
  • Fairholm
  • Joyce
  • La Push
  • Neah Bay
  • Ozette
  • Piedmont
  • Port Angeles East
  • River Road
  • Sappho
  • Schoolhouse Point
  • Sekiu

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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