Clallam County, Washington Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- 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
- 26 Apr 1854, Clallam County was created from Jefferson County.
- 29 January 1868, Quillehute County was created, but it was reverted back to Clallam and Jefferson counties in 1870. Records in both counties.
Places / Localities
Societies and Libraries
- The Clallam County WAGenWeb Project, a member of The WAGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Clallam County.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Clallam County. (Mirror site)
- FamilySearch.org Family History Library Catalog for Clallam County.