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These records include the index to Declarations of Intention and Petitions for Naturalization filed at the Klickitat County Superior Court between 1889 and 1961. The index will give information about the applicant and what documents are included in the files.
For the best search results, search by name. Search by either last name, first and last name, or just the first letter of the last name. The document year is the date of entry into the United States.
Learn about the documentation of Naturalization in Washington and what information is found in the various record types by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection" here
The Washington Territorial Legislature created Klickitat County on December 20, 1859 from part of Skamania County. It was named after the Klickitat Native American tribe which lived in the area and means “beyond.” The county is located in the extreme south center of the state and is bounded on the south by the Columbia River.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by George Smethers, Ephrata, Washington and Brigid Clift, Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Klickitat County Clerk Naturalization Records, 1889-1961, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Klickitat County Government, Superior Court Clerk, Naturalization Declarations of Intention, 1889-1954; Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1954; Washington State Archives, Central Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find Naturalization records not included on this website, contact the Central Regional Branch at (509) 963-2136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.