Clallam County, Washington
Clallam County was founded on April 26, 1854 from Jefferson County.
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 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
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.
- Washington State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch , Western Washington University, MS-9123 , 25th St and Bill McDonald Parkway. Phone: 1-360-650-7930. Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday excluding state holidays
- Clallam County Genealogical Societ & Library, 931 W 9th St, PO Box 1327, Port Angeles, WA 98362; Phone: 1-360-417-5000; Hours: 10 to 4 Monday through Friday
- Clallam County Historical Society, 933 W 9th St, PO Box 1327, Port Angeles, WA 98362; Phone: 1-360-425-2662
- Forks Genealogical Society, c/o Forks Memorial Library, 171 Forks Ave So, PO Box 1817, Forks, WA 98331; Phone: 1-360-374-6402.
- Forks Family History Center, 1301 Calawah Way, Forks, WA 98331; Phone: 1-360-374-9339
- Hoh Tribe Library, 2464 Lower Hoh Rd, Forks, WA 98331; Phone: 1-360-274-6501
- Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Library, Address: 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim, WA 98382; Phone: 1-360-681-4614
- Lower Elwha S’Klallam Tribal Library, 2851 Lower Elwha Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363; Phone: 1-360-452-8471
- Port Angeles Family History Center, 591 Monroe Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98362; Phone: 1-360-565-8322
- Forks Timber Museum, Highway 101 S, Forks, WA 98331
- Clallam County Museum at the Carnegie, 207 S Lincoln, Port Angeles, WA 98362; Phone: 1-360-452-2662
- Clallam County, Washington Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Clallam County, Washington Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Washington State Digital Archives (digitalarchives.wa.gov)
- USGenWeb Archives for Clallam County (usgwarchives.net)
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.