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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  

Revision as of 21:39, 29 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Washington Gotoarrow.png Klickitat County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Klickitat County Courthouse
205 S Columbus Avenue Room 204
Goldendale, WA 98620
Phone 509.773.4559

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court
records; County Auditor has marriage records[1]



Parent County

1859--Klickitat County was created 20 December 1859 from Skamania County.  County seat: Goldendale [2]

A county history summary is available at: http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7800

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

The Yakama Indian Reservation is located primarily in Yakima County, with a small portion in Klickitat County.

Neighboring Counties




  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1871
  • 1880
  • 1883
  • 1885
  • 1887
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930




Local Histories



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




Vital Records

  • Marriages from 20 Aug 1867 to ???? are available from 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), Klickitat County, Washington page 733, {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).