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These records include both index and images of records of births filed with the Grays Harbor County Auditor between 1891 and July 4, 1908.
For the best search results, search by parents’ last name. Search by either the full last name or the first letter of the last name. Please note mother’s last name will be her maiden name.
Learn about the documentation of birth records in Washington and what information is found in a birth register or birth return by selecting the tab that says "About this Collection” here
The Washington Territorial Legislature created Chehalis County on April 26, 1854. Chehalis is a Native American word meaning “shifting sand.” The county was renamed on March 15, 1915 to Grays Harbor County in honor of Captain Robert Gray.
All records are in English.
These records are open for research.
Transcribed and proofread by Historical Records Project Volunteers Kathy Lester, Shelton, WA and Carol Blood, Hoquiam, WA.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Grays Harbor County Auditor, Birth Register, 1891-1908, Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Grays Harbor County Government, Auditor, Birth Register, 1891-1931; Washington State Archives, Southwest Regional Branch.
For more information, to learn about related records, or to find birth records not included on this website, contact the Southwest Regional Branch at (360) 753-1684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.