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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
[[Image:Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg]]  
Garfield County; PO Box 915; Pomeroy, WA 99347; Ph. 509.843.3731 Details: (Co Aud has b & d rec 1891-1907, m & land rec from 1891 & bur rec 1891-1918; Co Clk has div, pro & ct rec from 1882) www.palouse.org/garfield.htm
[http://www.co.garfield.wa.us/ Garfield County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 915;<br> Pomeroy, Washington 99347<br>Phone: 509.843.3731
<br>County Auditor has birth&nbsp;and death records 1891-1907<br>marriage&nbsp;and land records from 1891&nbsp;and burial <br>records 1891-1918; County Clerk has divorce, probate<br>and&nbsp;court records from 1882&nbsp;<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ferry County, Washington page 732, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 17:16, 23 August 2012

United States > Washington > Garfield County

County Courthouse

Garfield County Washington Courthouse.jpg

Garfield County Courthouse
PO Box 915;
Pomeroy, Washington 99347
Phone: 509.843.3731

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907
marriage and land records from 1891 and burial
records 1891-1918; County Clerk has divorce, probate
and court records from 1882 [1]


Parent County

1881--Garfield County was created 29 November 1881 from Columbia County.  County seat: Pomeroy [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Asotin | Columbia | Whitman | Wallowa County, Oregon




  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930




Local Histories






Vital Records

  • Marriages from 16 Feb 1882 to 12 May 1889 are available on the Western States Marriage Index website.
  • 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


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ferry County, Washington page 732, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).