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|Introduction||The Washington Territorial Legislature created Columbia County on November 11, 1875. It is named in recognition of the Columbia River, the “great river of the West.” There are 5,775 people listed on this census.|
For information about this census, email the Washington State Archives Eastern Regional Branch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Database: 1887 Columbia County Census. ONLINE. 2007. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Stan Staniforth, Bellevue, WA, Jill Kelleman, Tucson, Arizona, Dorothy Sprague, Easton, WA. Additional transcribing and final proofreading done by Michael Beaumont, Mill Creek, WA.
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/
Original census material held by Eastern Regional Branch.