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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 database.
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Database: 1883 Clark County Census. ONLINE. 2004. Updated: 2008. 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.
Source: Washington Territorial county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia: Washington State Library,  35 microfilm reels; 35 mm.
Original census material held by Washington State Library.