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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Cowlitz County'' [[Image:Wa-cowlitz.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Cowlitz County]]
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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Washington|Washington]] > Cowlitz County'' [[Image:Wa-cowlitz.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Cowlitz County]]  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1854'''--Cowlitz County was formed&nbsp; 21 April 1854 from [[Lewis_County,_Washington|Lewis ]]County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Kelso <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1854'''--Cowlitz County was formed&nbsp; 21 April 1854 from [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis ]]County. &nbsp;'''County seat''': Kelso <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Clark_County,_Washington|Clark]]
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*[[Clark County, Washington|Clark]]  
*[[Columbia_County,_Oregon|Columbia County, Oregon]]
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*[[Columbia County, Oregon|Columbia County, Oregon]]  
*[[Lewis_County,_Washington|Lewis]]
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*[[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]]  
*[[Skamania_County,_Washington|Skamania]]
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*[[Skamania County, Washington|Skamania]]  
*[[Wahkiakum_County,_Washington|Wahkiakum]]
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*[[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Kelso
 
*Kelso
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==== Naturalization ====
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[http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=2 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. <br>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:24, 20 January 2009

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

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1854--Cowlitz County was formed  21 April 1854 from Lewis County.  County seat: Kelso [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Kelso

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

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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