Washington County, Florida

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Washington County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Washington County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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[http://www.washingtonfl.com/ Washington County Courthouse]<br>711 3rd Street <br>Chipley, FL 32428<br>Phone: 850.638.6200&nbsp;<br>  
 
[http://www.washingtonfl.com/ Washington County Courthouse]<br>711 3rd Street <br>Chipley, FL 32428<br>Phone: 850.638.6200&nbsp;<br>  
  
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records from 1890.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Florida Page 137 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records from 1890.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Florida Page 137 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/cemetery.html Washington County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/cemetery.html Washington County Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/cemphotos.html Washington County Tombstone Photos]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/cemphotos.html Washington County Tombstone Photos]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.churchangel.com/florida.htm Florida Church Listings] ~&nbsp; Church Angel
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[http://www.churchangel.com/florida.htm Florida Church Listings] ~&nbsp; Church Angel  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/land/davisblm.txt Davis Federal Land Records, Washington County&nbsp;] ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/land/davisblm.txt Davis Federal Land Records, Washington County&nbsp;] ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/history/other/medicald38gms.txt Medical Directory for Chipley 1902]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/history/other/medicald38gms.txt Medical Directory for Chipley 1902]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/military.html Washington County Military Files ]~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/military.html Washington County Military Files ]~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project  
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]  
 
*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]  
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/fl/washington/webbbs_config.pl Washington County, Florida Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Chipley, Vernon, Wausau, Caryville, and Ebro, Florida areas.
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/fl/washington/webbbs_config.pl Washington County, Florida Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Chipley, Vernon, Wausau, Caryville, and Ebro, Florida areas.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flsgs/ Florida State Genealogical Society]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[http://www.flgenweb.org/ The FLGenWeb Project]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/history/1845votr.txt Voters in the First Florida Election 1845]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/washington/history/1845votr.txt Voters in the First Florida Election 1845]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Washington/ Washington County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Washington/ Washington County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  

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Founded December 9, 1825
County Seat Chipley
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Contents

Quick Dates

Washington County's civil records start the following years:

Marriage Court Census Land Probate
1877  1890   1830 1880  1880 

County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
 

Washington County Courthouse
711 3rd Street
Chipley, FL 32428
Phone: 850.638.6200 

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records from 1890.[1]

History

Parent County

1825--Washington County was created 9 December 1825 from Jackson County.
County seat: Chipley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1830 978
1840 859 −12.2%
1850 1,950 127.0%
1860 2,154 10.5%
1870 2,302 6.9%
1880 4,089 77.6%
1890 6,426 57.2%
1900 10,154 58.0%
1910 16,403 61.5%
1920 11,828 −27.9%
1930 12,180 3.0%
1940 12,302 1.0%
1950 11,888 −3.4%
1960 11,249 −5.4%
1970 11,453 1.8%
1980 14,509 26.7%
1990 16,919 16.6%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

For tips on accessing Washington County, Florida census records online, see: Florida Census.








Church

Florida Church Listings ~  Church Angel

Court

Land

Local Histories

Medical Directory for Chipley 1902  ~  USGenWeb Archives Project

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Florida Page 137 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).