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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Garfield County, Washington|Garfield]] | [[Whitman County, Washington|Whitman]] | [[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce County, Idaho]] | [[Wallowa County, Oregon|Wallowa County, Oregon]]  
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*[[Garfield_County,_Washington|Garfield]]
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*[[Whitman_County,_Washington|Whitman]]
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*[[Nez_Perce_County,_Idaho|Nez Perce County, Idaho]]
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*[[Wallowa_County,_Oregon|Wallowa County, Oregon]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 20:05, 15 December 2008

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

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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