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The Oregon Territorial Legislature created King County on December 22, 1852. It is named after William Rufus De Vane King, acting vice-president under President Millard Fillmore, who had succeeded to the presidency upon the death of President Zachary Taylor.
There are 10,172 names listed on this census.
For information about this census, email the Historical Records Project: firstname.lastname@example.org
Database: 1883 King County Census. ONLINE. 2007. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Gene Burt, Seattle, WA, Sally Swank, Shoreline, WA, Michael Beaumont, Mill Creek, WA, Janell Reeve, Redmond, WA and Carylon Viuhkola, Clatskanie, Oregon. Proofreading by Cyndi Sandahl, Kent, WA, Janet Barker, Edmonds, WA, Ann Stroupe, Federal Way, WA, Joyce Odgen, Olympia, WA. Images linked by Sue Countryman, Yuba City, California.
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 the Washington State Library.