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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 1,366 names listed on this census.
For more information about this census, email the Washington State Archives Southwest Branch at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Database: 1885 Wahkiakum County Census. ONLINE. 2004. Updated 2008. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed and Proofread by Margaret Strueby, Cathlamet, Washington. Washington. Final Proofing by Karen Johnson, Chehalis, Washington. Available Online : http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Source: Washington Territory census rolls [microform] / as compiled by the county assessors. Olympia: Washington State Archives,  20 microfilm reels; 35 mm. http://cals.evergreen.edu/search~2/o 41724881?For
Original census material held by the Washington State Archives Southwest Branch.