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The Washington Territorial Legislature created Mason County on March 9, 1854. Originally named, Sawamish, after the local Indian tribe, the county’s name changed in 1864 to honor Charles Mason, the first Secretary of Washington Territory.
There are 3,525 names listed on this census.
For more information about this census, email the Southwest Regional Branch Archives at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Database: 1892 Mason County Census. ONLINE. 2009. Washington Secretary of State. Historical Records Project: Transcribed by Belfair Genealogical Society members and Stan Staniforth, Bellevue, WA.
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 Regional Branch.