American Local History Network


County Selection List
Contact: Annette Peebles



The counties with red stars* are up for adoption, if you would like to help in any way with them please email me.
has adopted Greys Harbor County!


*Adams County*
Archives
  • Washington State Archives - Eastern Region: Adams County


  • Biographies
  • Frank C. Bellamy
  • Francis M. Egbers
  • Henry Zimmerman


  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Adams County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion


    Education and Schools


    Genealogy
  • Adams County WAGenWeb



  • Government
  • City of Othello
  • Adams County
  • How to obtain vital records: 
  • Adams County Clerk
    210 West Broadway
    Ritzville, WA 99169-1860
    (509) 659-0090
  • Birth certificates
  • Adams County Health District
    103 West Main
    Ritzville WA 99169
    Phone: (509) 659-0090 ext 206
    Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Mon-Fri


    Maps/Gazetteers
  • Adams County Washington 1895 Map
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • Dr Frank R Burrough Historical Home
  • Field Spring State Park



  • Newspapers

  • *Asotin County*
    Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Asotin County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Genealogy
  • Asotin County WAGenWeb



  • Government
  • Port of Clarkston
  • Asotin County
  • City of Clarkston



  • Ghost Towns
  • Asotin County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Libraries
  • Asotin County Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Asotin County, Washington 1895 Map
  • U. S. Gazetteer



  • Miscellaneous
  • City of Clarkston



  • Newspapers
  • Clarkston Gazette

  • P.O. Box 516
    Clarkston, WA 99403
    (509) 751-1448
    *Benton County*
    Agriculture




  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Benton County
  • Tombstone Transcription Project
  • Political Graveyards



  • Census and Tax Lists
  • 1910 Benton County Census Index



  • Genealogy
  • Benton County WAGenWeb



  • Geography
  • Geography and Location
  • U. S. Gazetteer



  • Geology


    Ghost Towns
  • Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Benton County Washington
  • Richland
  • City of Kennewick



  • Homesteading and Land History
  • Hanford History


  • Miscellaneous


    Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • East Benton County Historical Museum



  • Newspapers

  • *Chelan County*
    Agriculture




  • Bench and Bar
  • Chelan Superior Court Rules
  • Chelan Municipal Court Rules



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Chelan County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Education and Schools


    Ghost Towns
  • Chelan County Ghost Towns
  • Chelan County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Chelan County
  • City of Chelan
  • Chelan County
  • Leavenworth - Washington State's Bavarian Village



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Miscellaneous
  • Wenatchee AppleSox



  • Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park



  • Newspapers
  • Wenatchee World Online
  • Newspapers in Chelan County



  • Traditions, Folklore and Oral History

  • *Clallam County*
    Agriculture




  • Bench and Bar
  • Clallam County District Court Rules



  • Biographies
  • Clallam County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • Political Graveyard - Clallam County
  • Archived Obituary Search for Clallam County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Genealogy
  • Death Certificates of Finns in Clallam County, 1907-1947



  • Ghost Towns
  • Clallam County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Clallam County
  • Vital Records - 1954 to Present Birth Certificates County Contacts

  • Clallam County Health & Human Services Department
    223 East 4th Street
    Port Angeles WA 98362
    Phone: (360) 417-2303
    Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Mon-Fri


    Maps/Gazetteers
  • Clallum County Washington 1895 Map



  • Newspapers




  • Traditions, Folklore and Oral History
  • Bigfoot/Sasquatch Database - Clallam County
  • *Clark County*
    Art
  • The Arts Clark County Area



  • Bench and Bar
  • Clark County District Court Rules



  • Bioraphies
  • Clark County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Clark County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Disasters
  • Oregon's Historic Tornadoes - go to April 5, 1972 (#37) and June 29, 1989 (#18)



  • Economic History
  • The Columbia Credit Union Story



  • Genealogy
  • Death Certificates of Finns in Clark County 1908-1947



  • Ghost Towns
  • Clark County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Clark County
  • Vancouver Chamber of Commerce



  • Kids Sites
  • World Kids Network



  • Law Enforcement
  • Clark County Sheriff's Office, Marine Patrol Unit 



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Clark County 1895 Map
  • Vancouver Area Maps & Indexes circa 1884



  • Newspapers
  • The Columbian
  • The Reflector
  • Timeline of The Columbian Newspaper



  • Societies and Associations
  • Clark County Genealogical Society



  • Traditions, Folklore and Oral History
  • Bigfoot/Sasquatch Database - Clark County
  • *Columbia County*
    Agriculture




  • Archives
  • Guide to Archives Holdings - Columbia County Government



  • Biographies
  • Columbia County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Columbia County



  • Census and Tax Lists
  • US Gazetteer



  • Disasters
  • Oregon's Historical Tornadoes - Go down to November 11, 1965 (#47)



  • Economic History and Industry


    Government
  • City of Dayton
  • Columbia County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Columbia County 1895 Map



  • Newspapers
  • The Daily News Online



  • Railroads
  • Dayton Historical Depot Society Inc.
  • *Cowlitz County*
    Agriculture




  • Bench and Bar
  • Cowlitz Superior Court Rules



  • Biographies
  • Cowlitz County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • Index to Cowlitz County Cemetery Records Through 1983
  • The Political Graveyard: Cowlitz County



  • Census and Tax Lists
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Churches and Religion


    Genealogy


    Ghost Towns
  • Copper City Ghost Town
  • Cowlitz County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • City of Longview
  • Woodland Chamber of Commerce
  • Cowlitz County Government



  • Libraries
  • Longview Public Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Cowlitz County 1895 Map



  • Newspapers


    Societies and Associations
    *Douglas County*
    Archives
  • Guide to Archives Holdings: Douglas County Government and Municipalities



  • Bench and Bar
  • Douglas Superior Court Rules



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Douglas County
  • The Political Graveyard: Douglas County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion


    Ghost Towns
  • Douglas County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Douglas County
  • Douglas County Courthouse

  • 203 S. Rainier
    Waterville, WA 98858
    509-745-8527


    Maps/Gazetteers
  • Douglas County Washington 1895
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Newspapers
  • Douglas County Empire-Press

  • 832 Valley Mall Parkway
    East Wenatchee, WA 98802
    Phone: (509) 886-1725


    Societies and Associations
  • Douglas County Genealogical Society

  • PO Box 580
    Waterville, WA 98858
    *Ferry County*
    Archives
  • Washington State Archives Eastern Region: Ferry County Holdings



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Ferry County
  • The Political Graveyard: Ferry County



  • Census and Tax Rolls


    Ghost Towns
  • Ferry County Ghost Towns
  • Chesaw Ghost Town
  • Curlew Ghost Town
  • Orient Ghost Town
  • Republic Ghost Town
  • Ferry County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Gateway to Ferry County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • US Gazetteer



  • Taverns and Inns
  • Wolfgang's Riverview Inn
  • *Franklin County*
    Archives
    Washington State Archives Central Branch: Franklin County/Municipality Holding


    Biographies
  • Frederick Kurtzman



  • Cemeteries
  • Kahlotus Lakeview Cemetery



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Ghost Towns
  • Franklin County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • City of Pasco
  • Franklin County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Franklin County Washington 1895 Map
  • *Garfield County*
    Biographies
  • Franklin County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Garfield County
  • The Political Graveyard: Garfield County



  • Census and Tax Rolls


    Churches and Religion


    County History
  • A history of Garfield County



  • Events/Seminars


    Ghost Towns
  • Garfield County, Washington Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Pomeroy, Washington



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Garfield County 1895 Map
  • *Grant County*
    Agriculture




  • Archives
  • Washington State Archives Central Branch: Grant County/Municipality Holdings



  • Bench and Bar


    Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Grant County
  • The Political Graveyard: Grant County



  • Census and Tax Rolls


    Education and Schools
  • Moses Lake School District



  • Food and Recipes
  • Central Bean Company



  • Geography and Maps
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Ghost Towns
  • Grant County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • City of Ephrata
  • Port of Moses Lake
  • Grant County Government



  • Newspapers
    Grays Harbor County
    adopted by Joyce
    Bench and Bar
  • Grays Harbor District Court Rules



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Government
  • Grays Harbor Government



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Native American
  • QINMOU93.TXT - Memorandum of Understanding Between the Quinault Nation and Jefferson and Grays Harbor Counties re: Establishing a Joint Land Use Regulatory Program and Minimum Development Guidelines.
  • Island County
    Annette Bame Peebles
    *Jefferson County*
    Architectural History
  • 5 Buildings in Chimacum
  • Dosewallips River Bridge
  • 15 Buildings in Port Townsend



  • Bench and Bar
  • Jefferson Superior Court Rules



  • Biographies
  • Jefferson County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Jefferson County



  • Census and Tax Rolls


    County Histoy


    Geology
  • Jefferson County



  • Government
  • Jefferson County



  • Highways and Byways


    History


    Libraries
  • Jefferson County Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Jefferson County 1895 Map
  • Port Townsend Area Map
  • Jefferson County Map
  • Fort Worden Map
  • Uptown-Downtown Port Townsend and Point Hudson Map
  • East Jefferson County/Quimper Peninsula Map



  • Newspapers
  • Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader



  • Societies and Associations
  • Jefferson County Genealogical Society
  • Jefferson County Historical Society



  • Taverns and Inns
  • Manresa Castle



  • Traditions, Folklore and Oral History
  • Jefferson County Bigfoot/Sasquatch Database
  • *King County*
    Architecture and Buildings
  • Kingdome



  • Bench and Bar
  • King County District Court Rules
  • Auburn Municipal Court Rules
  • Seattle Municipal Court



  • Biographies
  • King County Biographies



  • Broadcasting
  • Channel 21/28 Home Page



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Government
  • All Seattle - Seattle, Washington, King County
  • Seattle/Western Washington Web
  • The City of Redmond



  • Law Enforcement
  • King County Sheriff's Office



  • Libraries
  • King County Library System
  • Seattle Public Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • King County Washington 1895 Map



  • Native American
  • The Muckleshoot Nation Flag
  • Kitsap County
    Annette Bame Peebles
    *Kittitas County*
    Agriculture
  • Kittitas County Fairgrounds



  • Bench and Bar
  • Kittitas County Superior Court Rules



  • Biographies
  • Kittitas County Biographies



  • Census and Tax Lists
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Churches and Religion


    Forest Fires and Firefighting
  • Fire One, Kittitas Co. Fire Dist. #1



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Kittitas County



  • Genealogy
  • Microfilm Records: Kittitas County



  • Ghost Towns
  • Kittitas County Ghost Towns
  • Roslyn Ghost Town
  • Kittitas County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Chamber of Commerce
  • Ellensburg
  • Ellensburg On-Line
  • Kittitas County



  • History




  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Kittitas County 1895 Map



  • Newspapers

  • *Klickitat County*
    Art
  • Maryhill Museum of Art



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Klickitat County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Education and Schools
  • Columbia High School



  • Ethnic and Culture
  • Museums & Cultural Attractions Directory



  • Genealogy
  • Microfilm Records: Klickitat County



  • Geology
  • Local Area Climate Graphs: Bickleton; Arlington: Roosevelt; Goldendale;
  • Dallesport; John Day Dam; Glenwood; Appleton; Trout Lake; Hood River: Bingen / White Salmon



  • Ghost Towns
  • Libertybond Ghost Town
  • Maryhill Ghost Town
  • Klickitat County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Town of Goldendale
  • Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce
  • Klickitat County Government



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • 1895 Klickitat County Map



  • Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • Maryhill Museum of Art
  • Museums & Cultural Attractions Directory



  • Newspapers/Newsletters
  • The Enterprise



  • Traditions, Folklore and Oral History
  • Klickitat County Bigfoot/Sasquatch Database
  • *Lewis County*
    Biographies
  • Lewis County Biographies



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion
  • History of the Catholic People on the Upper Cowlitz River



  • Economic History


    Education and Schools
  • Centralia Community College
  • Centralia School District
  • Onalaska School District
  • White Pass School District



  • Ethnic and Culture
  • Bukovina Germans in Lewis County



  • Ghost Towns
  • Claquato Ghost Town
  • Vader Ghost Town



  • Government
  • Lewis County


  • Kids Sites


    Law Enforcement
  • Crime Stoppers of Lewis County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Lewis County 1895 map



  • Transportation
  • Centralia - Chehalis Railroad
  • *Lincoln County*
    Archives
  • Washington State Archives Eastern Region: Lincoln County Holdings



  • Biographies
  • Lincoln County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Lincoln County
  • The Political Graveyard: Lincoln County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion


    Ethnic and Culture
  • Lincoln County Germans From Russia Genealogy



  • Genealogy
  • Lincoln County Germans From Russia Genealogy



  • Government
  • Lincoln County Government



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Lincoln County Washington 1895 Maps
  • *Mason County*
    Bench and Bar
  • Mason County Superior Court Rules



  • Biographies
  • Mason County Biographies



  • Books
  • Logging to the Salt Chuck : Over 100 Years of Railroad Logging in Mason County Washington (Logging Railroads of Washington State Series)



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard: Mason County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Ghost Towns


    Government
  • City of Shelton
  • Mason County Government



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Mason County Washington 1895 Maps



  • Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • Mt. Skokomish Wilderness



  • Newspapers
  • Shelton-Mason County Journal
  • P.O. Box 430
    Shelton, WA 98584-0430
    (360) 426-4412


    Traditions, Folklore and Oral History
  • Mason County Bigfoot/Sasquatch Database
  • *Okanogan County*
    Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Okanogan County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Education and Schools


    Geology
  • Okanogan County Geology



  • Ghost Towns
  • Okanogan County Ghost Towns
  • Bodie Ghost Town
  • Conconully Ghost Town
  • Loomis Ghost Town
  • Molson Ghost Town
  • Ruby Ghost Town
  • Okanogan County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Okanogan County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Okanogan County Washington 1895 Map



  • Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • Osoyoos Lake State Park



  • Newspapers
  • The Chronicle OnLine
  • *Pacific County*
    Biographies
  • Pacific County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries of Pacific County
  • The Political Graveyard: Pacific County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Economic History


    Education and Schools
  • Naselle-Grays River Valley School District



  • Ghost Towns
  • Baker's Bay or Chinookville Ghost Town
  • Frankfort Ghost Town
  • Knappton Ghost Town
  • Nahcotta Ghost Town
  • Oysterville Ghost Town
  • Pacific County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Pacific County Government
  • Visitor Information for Willapa Bay
  • Pacific County Government



  • History
  • Pacific County Friends of Lewis and Clark



  • Libraries
  • Timberland Regional Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Pacific County Washington 1895 Map
  • *Pend Oreille County*
    Pierce County
    Suzy Sprague
    San Juan County
    Darilee Bednar
    Skagit County
    Noel V. Bourasaw
    *Skamania County*
    Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Skamania County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Economic History


    Genealogy
  • Death Certificates of Finns in Skamania County, Washington, 1909-1946



  • Ghost Towns
  • Skamania County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Skamania County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Skamania County Washington 1895 Map



  • Newspapers
  • Skamania County Pioneer 
  • P.O. Box 219
    Stevenson, WA 98648-0129
    (509) 427-8444
    Snohomish County
    Darilee Bednar
    *Spokane County*
    Biographies
  • Spokane County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Government
  • The City of Spokane
  • Spokane County Government



  • History


    Libraries
  • Spokane Public Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Spokane County Washington 1895 Map



  • Museums, Parks and Historical Places
  • Friends of the Falls



  • Native American
  • The Spokane Language - resources for the study and preservation of Spokane Salish
  • Children of the Sun - a history of the Spokane Indians
  • Historical Readings - readings, documents on local Native history and culture
  • Spokane Pictures - for a history of the Spokane Tribe of Indians
  • Myths and Legends - of Spokane and other Plateau Cultures
  • Native American Poetry - a selection of Native American Indian poetry, songs and chants
  • Native American Dance - Dancing and Drumming as it applies to the Spokane Tribe
  • *Stevens County*
    Biographies
  • Stevens County Biographies



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion


    Ghost Towns
  • Stevens County Ghost Towns
  • Bossburg Ghost Town
  • Northport Ghost Town
  • Stevens County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Stevens County Government



  • Libraries


    Maps/Gazetteers
  • Stevens County Washington 1895 Map
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • *Thurston County*
    Biographies
  • Thurston County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion
  • Pioneer History of Churches in Thurston County County



  • County Histories
  • Olympia and Thurston County History



  • Ghost Towns
  • Tono Ghost Town
  • Thurston County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Thurston County Government



  • Libraries
  • Timberland Regional Library



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Thurston County Washington 1895 Map
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • *Wahkiakum County*
    Cemeteries
  • Rosburg Cemetery
  • Deep River Cemetery
  • The Political Graveyard: Wahkiakum County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Ghost Towns
  • Altoona Ghost Town
  • Skamokawa Ghost Town



  • Government


    Law Enforcement


    Maps/Gazetteers
  • Wahkiakum County Washington 1895 Map
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • *Walla Walla County*
    Biographies
  • Walla Walla County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion


    Ghost Towns
  • Walla Walla County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • "Official" Walla Walla County Website



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Walla Walla County Washington 1895 Map
  • U.S. Gazetteer



  • Traditions, Folklore and Oral History

  • *Whatcom County*
    History

  • *Whitman County*
    Biographies
  • Whitman County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Whitman County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Churches and Religion
  • Pioneer History of Churches in Whitman County



  • Genealogy
  • Death Certificates of Finns in Whitman County



  • Ghost Towns
  • Whitman County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Whitman County Government



  • Industry
  • Port of Whitman County



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • U.S. Gazetteer
  • Whitman County Washington 1895 Map
  • *Yakima County*
    Biographies
  • Yakima County Biographies



  • Cemeteries
  • The Political Graveyard
  • Cemeteries of Yakima County



  • Census and Tax Lists


    Ghost Towns
  • Copper City Ghost Town
  • Yakima County Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures



  • Government
  • Yakima County
  • Yakima County Government



  • Industry
  • Port of Grandview



  • Maps/Gazetteers
  • Yakima County Washington 1895 Map
  • U.S. Gazetteer


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