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The Washington Territorial Legislature created San Juan County on October 13, 1873. It is named after the largest island, San Juan, found within the San Juan Archipelago. Lieutenant Juan Francisco de Eliza named the island in honor of the Catholic Saint San Juan Bautista.
There are 1,050 names listed on the census.
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Database: 1885 San Juan County Census. ONLINE, 2007. Updated 2008. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Eunice Duncan; Bothell, WA. Proofreading by Sandra Moe; Pasco, WA. Available: 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 at the Washington State Library.