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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Wahkiakum County on April 25, 1854. It is named after a local Native American chief, Wahkiakum, which means “tall timber.”
There are 56 names listed on this census.
For information about this census, email the Washington State Library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Database: 1857 Wahkiakum County Census. ONLINE. 2003. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed and Proofread by Jacky Rudeen, Olympia, Washington. Final Proofreading by Marlys Rudeen, Washington State Library. Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Source: Assessment and Census rolls, Washington Territory, 1857 and 1860 [microform] / compiled by the county assesors. Olympia: Washington State Library,  1 microfilm reel; 35 mm. http://cals.evergreen.edu/search~2/o41704563?For