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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Okanogan County'' [[Image:Wa-okanogan.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Okanogan County]]  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Okanogan County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Okanogan County
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| state = Washington
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| founded year = 1888
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Okanogan
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| building address = [http://www.okanogancounty.org/ Okanogan County Courthouse]<br> 149 3rd N; PO Box 72<br> Okanogan, WA 98840<br> Phone 509.422.7275<br>[http://www.Okanogancounty.us/ '''Okanogan County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.okanogancounty.org/ Okanogan County Courthouse]<br> 149 3rd N; PO Box 72<br> Okanogan, WA 98840<br> Phone 509.422.7275<br><br> County Auditor has birth and death records<br> 1891-1908, marriage and land records from<br> 1891 &amp; patents from 1892. <br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1896. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okanogan County, Washington page 733, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1888'''--Okanogan County was created from Stevens County. County seat: Okanogan.
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'''1888'''--Okanogan County was created 2&nbsp;February 1888&nbsp;from [[Stevens County, Washington|Stevens]] County.<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.</ref>&nbsp; '''County seat''': Okanogan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Colville Indian Reservation (Washington)|Colville Indian Reservation]] is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Chelan County, Washington|Chelan]] | [[Douglas County, Washington|Douglas]] | [[Ferry County, Washington|Ferry]] | [[Grant County, Washington|Grant]] | [[Lincoln County, Washington|Lincoln]] | [[Skagit County, Washington|Skagit]] | [[Whatcom County, Washington|Whatcom]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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*1890 Veterans
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*1900
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*1910
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*1920
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*1930
  
 
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*Washington State Digital Archives has a database of&nbsp;[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov./TitleInfo.aspx?TID=507 Okanogan County Birth Records]. This database contains the names of people who were born in&nbsp;Okanogan County from June 1891 – August 1913. The names were taken from the Okanogan County Register of Births.
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*'''Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 '''A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be&nbsp;found at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1454923 FamilySearch Record Search], no images are available. A&nbsp;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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Brewster Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Coulee Dam Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Omak Washington Family History Center]]
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*[[Oroville Washington Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207730&subject_disp=Washington%2C+Okanogan&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this county.
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*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Okanogan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Okanogan/ Okanogan County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 01:42, 15 March 2013

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Online Records


Okanogan County, Washington
Map
Map of Washington highlighting Okanogan County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1888
County Seat Okanogan
Courthouse
Address Okanogan County Courthouse
149 3rd N; PO Box 72
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone 509.422.7275
Okanogan County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Okanogan County Courthouse
149 3rd N; PO Box 72
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone 509.422.7275

County Auditor has birth and death records
1891-1908, marriage and land records from
1891 & patents from 1892.
County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1896. [1]

History

Parent County

1888--Okanogan County was created 2 February 1888 from Stevens County.[2]  County seat: Okanogan [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

The Colville Indian Reservation is located in southern Ferry and southern Okanogan Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Chelan | Douglas | Ferry | Grant | Lincoln | Skagit | Whatcom

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 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 Okanogan County Birth Records. This database contains the names of people who were born in Okanogan County from June 1891 – August 1913. The names were taken from the Okanogan County Register of Births.
  • 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Okanogan County, Washington page 733, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, Fred E. Carver, 1979. Published by the Yakima Valley Genealogical Society and Klickitat County Genealogical Society.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).