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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Yakima County on January 21, 1865. It is named in honor of the Yakima Indians and means "Black Bear."
There are 2,920 names listed on this census.
Database: 1887 Yakima County Census. ONLINE: 2004. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed and Proofread by Susan Ericksen, Zillah, Washington and Jack Lines, Yakima, Washington. Available Online : http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Source: Washington Territorial county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia: Washington State Library,  35 microfilm reels; 35 mm. http://cals.evergreen.edu/search~2/o52401955?For
Original census material held by Washington State Library.