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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Walla Walla County on April 25, 1854. It was named after the Indian word, Walla Walla, which means “Running Water.”
There are 10,283 people listed on this census.
For information about this census, email the Historical Records Project:
Database: 1885 Walla Walla County Census. ONLINE. 2003. Updated 2008. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Pamela Hill, Bothell, Washington and Curtis Hoffman, Tacoma Washington. Proofing by Jan Crews, Ellensburg, Washington and Marilyn Adams, Clyde Hill, Washington.
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 Washington State Library.