Grays Harbor County, Washington Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Quick History

15 March 1915: Renamed from Chehalis County.

Parent County

14 April 1854: Grays Harbor was created 14 April 1854 the Washington Territory. County seat: Montesano [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Jefferson | Lewis | Mason | Pacific | Thurston

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Prior to renaming in 1915, the census can be found under the name of Chehalis County.

  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Harbor (Grays)

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Some military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriages from 9 May 1855 to 11 Apr 2000 are available on the Western States Marriage Index website.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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