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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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== Quick History  ==
  
Originally known as Sawamish County until January 3, 1864.  
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'''3 January 1864:''' Renamed from  Sawamish County.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1854'''--Mason County was created 13 March 1854&nbsp;from [[Thurston_County,_Washington|Thurston]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Shelton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''13 March 1854: '''Mason County was created from [[Thurston County, Washington|Thurston]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat''': Shelton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 09:27, 23 January 2009

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

County Courthouse

Quick History

3 January 1864: Renamed from  Sawamish County.

Parent County

13 March 1854: Mason County was created from Thurston County.  County seat: Shelton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Grays Harbor | Jefferson | Kitsap | Pierce | Thurston

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Shelton

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Some military records for this county have been digitized at the Washington State Digital Archives.

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).