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Revision as of 07:17, 7 January 2011

Template:Washington-stubUnited States > Washington > Clallam County
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County Courthouse

223 East Fourth Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

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 [1]

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

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).