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Washington County, Idaho

Washington County was established on February 20, 1879 from Ada County.

Currently the Washington County Seat can be found in Weiser plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Washington County are  Adams County (north), Gem County (east), Payette County (south), Malheur County, Oregon, Baker County, Oregon.

Washington County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Washington Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Washington Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Washington Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Washington County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Washington County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Washington County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Washington County court, probate, and land documents as a source of ancestry and genealogy information. Hidden away in Idaho courthouses and archives everywhere are the hopes and dreams and worries of the many Idaho citizens. The chances are great that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least some aspects of their lives in the Washington County court records. Even if your forefathers is not brought up in a Court case, consider all of the other methods which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

Washington County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources associated to Washington County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is merely a collection which has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to present your own most liked Washington County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Washington Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Washington Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Washington Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Washington Co. ID Census Records

Washington Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Washington Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Washington Co. ID General and History Websites

Washington Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Washington Co. ID Military Records

Washington Co. ID Schools & Directories