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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 1530 names listed on this census.
For more information about this census, email the Washington State Archives Southwest Branch at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Database: 1887 Wahkiakum County Census. ONLINE, 2006. Updated 2008. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Margaret Strueby, Cathlamat, Washington. Proofread by Jan Nelson, Vancouver, Washington. 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 by the Washington State Archives Southwest Branch.