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County Courthouse

Courthouse Annex
095 2nd St.
Asotin, WA 99402

History

  • The name "Asotin" is from the Nez Perce language and means "place of eel" from the abundance of eels caught here.

Parent County

1883--Asotin County was created 27 October 1883 from Garfield County.  County seat: Asotin [1]

Boundary Changes

  • No counties created from Asotin County.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

  • Asotin
  • Clarkston

Communities

  • Anatone
  • Clarkston Heights-Vineland
  • West Clarkston-Highland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Transcriptions of several cemeteries in Asotin County, many with a single burial, are available online at Interment.net. A listing of some additional cemeteries of Asotin County, along with some photographs of headstones, is also available online.

Census

  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization

Washington State Digital Archives has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Marriages from 3 Feb 1884 to 6 Jun 1907 are available on the Western States Marriage index website.
  • Washington State Digital Archives has a database of Asotin Marriage Records from 1900 to 2003.
  • 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

References

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

 

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