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Walla Walla County, Washington

Walla Walla County was founded on April 25, 1854 from Skamania County.

The Walla Walla County Seat is situated in Walla Walla and the county government website is

Locations bordering Walla Walla County are Columbia CountyUmatilla County, Oregon, Benton CountyFranklin County.

Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla 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.

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

Walla Walla Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Walla Walla Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Walla Walla 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.

Walla Walla County Society and Family History Resources

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

Walla Walla County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often forget the benefits of Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla 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.

  • Walla Walla County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 315 W Main St, Walla Walla WA 99362
    • Courthouse hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Walla Walla County Auditor
    • Birth and Death Records: 1883 to 1907
    • Marriage Records: 1862
    • Land Records: 1859
  • Walla Walla County Clerk
    • Court Records: 1859
    • Probate Records: 1860

Walla Walla County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Walla Walla Co. WA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Walla Walla Co. WA Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Walla Walla Co. WA Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Walla Walla Co. WA Census Records

Walla Walla Co. WA Church & Cemeteries

Walla Walla Co. WA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Walla Walla Co. WA General and History Websites

Walla Walla Co. WA Immigration & Naturalization

Walla Walla Co. WA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Walla Walla Co. WA Military Records

Walla Walla Co. WA Schools & Directories