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The Oregon Territorial Legislature created Pierce County on December 22, 1852. It is named in honor of Franklin Pierce, the newly-elected president of the United States.
There are 5,354 names listed on this census.
For more information about this census, email the Washington State Archives Puget Sound Regional Branch at Archives@bcc.ctc.edu
1883 Pierce County Census. ONLINE. 2007. Washington Secretary of State. Transcribed by Janell Reeve, Redmond, WA, Carl Seaburg and Denise Butler, Laval, Quebec, David Nash, Olympia, WA and Silver Sebastion, Everett WA. Final proofreading by Debbie Eustice, Des Moines, WA, Scott Darling, Spokane, WA and Ann Stroupe, Federal Way, WA. Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov
Source: Pierce county census microfilm [microform]. Olympia: Washington State Archives, .
Original census material held by Washington State Archives Puget Sound Branch.