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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''Chehalis County '''was created from Thurston County 14 April 1854'''.<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, pg 41.</ref>&nbsp;Grays Harbor County '''was created from Chehalis County February 27, 1907.<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, pg 41.</ref>
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'''Chehalis County '''was created from Thurston County 14 April 1854'''.<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, pg 41.</ref>&nbsp;Grays Harbor County '''was created from Chehalis County February 27, 1907.<ref>The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, pg 90.fckLRfckLR==== Boundary Changes  ====fckLRfckLR==== Record Loss  ====fckLRfckLR== Places / Localities  ==fckLRfckLR==== Populated Places  ====fckLRfckLR==== Neighboring Counties  ====fckLRfckLR[[Jefferson County, Washington|Jefferson]] | [[Lewis County, Washington|Lewis]] | [[Mason County, Washington|Mason]] | [[Pacific County, Washington|Pacific]] | [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] fckLRfckLR== Resources  ==fckLRfckLR==== Cemeteries  ====fckLRfckLR==== Census  ====fckLRfckLRPrior to renaming in 1915, the census can be found under the name of Chehalis County. fckLRfckLR*1860 fckLR*1870 fckLR*1880 fckLR*1885 fckLR*1887 fckLR*1890 Veterans fckLR*1900 fckLR*1910 fckLR*1920 fckLR*1930fckLRfckLR==== Church  ====fckLRfckLRLDS Ward and Branch Records fckLRfckLR*Harbor (Grays)fckLRfckLR==== Court  ====fckLRfckLR==== Land  ====fckLRfckLR==== Local Histories  ====fckLRfckLR==== Maps  ====fckLRfckLR==== Military  ====fckLRfckLRSome military records for this county have been digitized at the [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/RecordSeriesInfo.aspx?rsid=6 Washington State Digital Archives]. fckLRfckLR==== Newspapers  ====fckLRfckLR==== Probate  ====fckLRfckLR==== Taxation  ====fckLRfckLR==== Vital Records  ====fckLRfckLRMarriages from 9 May 1855 to 11 Apr 2000 are available on the '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/Search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]''' website. fckLRfckLR== Societies and Libraries  ==fckLRfckLR[http://users.techline.com/ghgs/ Grays Harbor Genealogy Society] fckLRfckLR==== Family History Centers&lt;br&gt;  ====fckLRfckLR*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] fckLR*[[Elma Washington Family History Center]] fckLR*[[Ocean Shores Washington Family History Center]]fckLRfckLR== Web Sites  ==fckLRfckLR*{{FHL|Washington%2C+Grays+Harbor|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}} fckLR*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/WA/Grays_Harbor/ Grays Harbor County, Washington Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)fckLRfckLR== References  ==fckLRfckLR&lt;references /&gt; {{Washington|Washington}} {{Washington-stub}} fckLRfckLR[[Category:Grays_Harbor_County,_Washington]]</ref>

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County Courthouse

Grays Harbor County Courthouse
102 West Broadway Room 203
Montesano, WA 98563
Phone 360.249.3842

County Clerk has probate, divorce and court records from 1860;
County Auditor has marriage records from 1891; County Assessor
has land records from 1855; County Health Department has birth
and death records[1]

Quick History

15 March 1915: Renamed from Chehalis County.

Parent County

Chehalis County was created from Thurston County 14 April 1854.[2] Grays Harbor County was created from Chehalis County February 27, 1907.[3]
  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grays Harbor County, Washington page 733, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, pg 41.
  3. The Evolution of Washington Counties by Newton Carl Abbott, pg 90.fckLRfckLR==== Boundary Changes ====fckLRfckLR==== Record Loss ====fckLRfckLR== Places / Localities ==fckLRfckLR==== Populated Places ====fckLRfckLR==== Neighboring Counties ====fckLRfckLRJefferson | Lewis | Mason | Pacific | Thurston fckLRfckLR== Resources ==fckLRfckLR==== Cemeteries ====fckLRfckLR==== Census ====fckLRfckLRPrior to renaming in 1915, the census can be found under the name of Chehalis County. fckLRfckLR*1860 fckLR*1870 fckLR*1880 fckLR*1885 fckLR*1887 fckLR*1890 Veterans fckLR*1900 fckLR*1910 fckLR*1920 fckLR*1930fckLRfckLR==== Church ====fckLRfckLRLDS Ward and Branch Records fckLRfckLR*Harbor (Grays)fckLRfckLR==== Court ====fckLRfckLR==== Land ====fckLRfckLR==== Local Histories ====fckLRfckLR==== Maps ====fckLRfckLR==== Military ====fckLRfckLRSome military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives. fckLRfckLR==== Newspapers ====fckLRfckLR==== Probate ====fckLRfckLR==== Taxation ====fckLRfckLR==== Vital Records ====fckLRfckLRMarriages from 9 May 1855 to 11 Apr 2000 are available on the Western States Marriage Index website. fckLRfckLR== Societies and Libraries ==fckLRfckLRGrays Harbor Genealogy Society fckLRfckLR==== Family History Centers<br> ====fckLRfckLR*Introduction to LDS Family History Centers fckLR*Elma Washington Family History Center fckLR*Ocean Shores Washington Family History CenterfckLRfckLR== Web Sites ==fckLRfckLR*Family History Library Catalog fckLR*Grays Harbor County, Washington Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)fckLRfckLR== References ==fckLRfckLR<references /> Template:Washington-stub fckLRfckLR