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Clallam County, Washington

Clallam County was founded on April 26, 1854 from Jefferson County.

The Clallam County Seat is situated in Port Angeles and the county government website is

Locations bordering Clallam County are Jefferson County..

Clallam County vital records can be found at the Washington Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Washington for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Clallam County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Washington Birth or Death Certificate and Marriage or Divorce Certificate Applications to mail.

Clallam County has Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules exist for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Clallam Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Clallam Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Clallam Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You’ll find free down loadable in addition to printable census forms that can help with your research.

Clallam County Society and Family History Resources

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

Clallam County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often forget the benefits of Clallam County court, probate, and land files as a source of genealogy information and facts. Buried away in Washington courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and frustrations of countless Washington men and women.

The possibilities are great that your ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least a few factors of their lives in the Clallam County court records. Even if your forebears is not discussed in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods which could have lead to her or him appearing in court records.

The dates pointed out below could be the first noted records for this particular county.

  • Clallam County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 223 E 4th, Port Angeles 98362
    • Courthouse hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Clallam County Auditor
    • Birth and Death Records: 1891 to 1907
    • Marriage Records: 1878
    • Land Records: 1859
  • Clallam County Clerk
    • Court Records: 1862
    • Probate Records: 1889

Clallam County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clallam County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is simply a directory that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to present your own favorite Clallam County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Clallam Co. WA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Clallam Co. WA Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Clallam Co. WA Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Clallam Co. WA Census Records

Clallam Co. WA Church & Cemeteries

Clallam Co. WA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Clallam Co. WA General and History Websites

Clallam Co. WA Immigration & Naturalization

Clallam Co. WA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clallam Co. WA Military Records

Clallam Co. WA Schools & Directories