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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Adams County, Washington|Adams]]  
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[[Adams County, Washington|Adams]] | [[Asotin County, Washington|Asotin]] | [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]] | [[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]] | [[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Spokane County, Washington|Spokane]] | [[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]] | '''Idaho''' counties: [[Benewah County, Idaho|Benewah]] | [[Latah County, Idaho|Latah]] | [[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce]]
*[[Asotin County, Washington|Asotin]]  
 
*[[Benewah County, Idaho|Benewah County, Idaho]]
 
*[[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]]  
 
*[[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]]  
 
*[[Franklin County, Washington|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Latah County, Idaho|Latah County, Idaho]]  
 
*[[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]]  
 
*[[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce, Idaho]]
 
*[[Spokane County, Washington|Spokane]]  
 
*[[Walla Walla County, Washington|Walla Walla]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 09:58, 23 January 2009

United States > Washington > Whitman County
showing location of Whitman County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1871--Whitman County was created 29 November 1871 from Stevens County.  County seat: Colfax [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Asotin | Columbia | Garfield | Franklin | Lincoln | Spokane | Walla Walla | Idaho counties: Benewah | Latah | Nez Perce

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1880
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Whitman County Birth Records. This database contains the names and birth records of people who were born in Whitman County from 1890 to 1907.   

For FHL entries Jan. 1875 to Aug 1907, click here.

Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Whitman County Death Returns containing names of people who died in Whitman County from 1891-1907.  For FHL entries, click here

 

 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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