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|Introduction||The Oregon Territorial Legislature created Clark County on September 3, 1849. It is named in honor of William Clark of Lewis and Clark fame. For a short time Clark County included all of present-day Washington. Until 1925 the county was spelled Clarke. There are 6185 names listed in this census.|
For information about this census, email the Clark County Genealogical Society at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Washington State Library at email@example.com.
Database: 1883 Clark County Census. ONLINE. 2004. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed and Proofread by Fran Daniels, Bothell, Washington; Eunice Duncan, Bothell, Washington; Mary Lou Ellsworth, Ocean Park, Washington; Michael Gardiner, University Place, Washington. Final Proofreading by Jan Crews, Ellensburg, Washington; and Jane Germann, Vancouver, 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.