Census Finder - Free census records online.

Washington Genealogy Society Directory

HOME    Census Records  County Map  Census Questions by Decade  Historical Museums  Spotlite  Links  Link to us!

Genealogy Sources:   Ancestry.com   US Vital Records  CensusDiggins.com   Ancestor Hunt   Surname Search




1920 Census Search

1930 Census Search

1940 Census Search

1850 Census Search

Census Questions by Decade

US Vital Records

We recommend Census Records Online at Ancestry.com

14 Day Free Trial of Ancestry Databases Includes Census


Washington Records

SK Publications - Washington


Washington Census Records &

Genealogy Records

by Subscription


1790-1940 Census Records at Ancestry

1802-1902 Washington Marriages

1850 US Census Search

1865-2004 Washington Marriage Records

1890 Census -Veterans Schedules

1900 Census Online 

US Indexed Land Ownership Maps

Washington Databases at World Vital Records

Washington Statewide Databases




Join hands with other genealogy researchers. You may locate new cousins and add ancestors to your family tree with these handy genealogical resources.

 Family History Surname Boards
 GenForum Surname Boards
 Washington Genealogy Forum
 National Phone Directories
 RootsWeb Washington Mailing Lists
 Surname Community Search
 Washington Genealogy Forum


Washington Vital Records

Washington Department of Health
Center for Health Statistics
Town Center 1

101 Israel Road SE

Tumwater, WA 98501
Info Line: (360) 236-4300
Phone: (360) 236-4313

Mailing Address:

Washington Dept. of Health
Center for Health Statistics
P.O. Box 9709
Olympia, WA 98507-9709

*Order Forms and Information

*Public Records Search

Birth & death records from July 1, 1907 to present are held at the Center for Health Statistics at the above address.  

Birth records from January 1, 1921 to present can be ordered through local health jurisdictions.

Earlier birth & death records, all marriage records, divorce records and all land records are on file in each individual county and are held by the County Auditors with the exception of King, Pierce, Snohomish and Spokane Counties, where they are held by the local health jurisdiction.  Early vital records are also on file at the Washington State Archives

Also See

Washington Marriage Records

Washington Vital Records

Washington Vital Records Links


WA Vital Record Databases

1802-1902 Washington Marriages at Ancestry

1832-1950 County Probate Files in Washington State

1853-1929 County Probate Records

1855-2008 County Marriages in Washington State

1865-2004 Washington Marriage Records at Ancestry

1891-1907 County Deaths in Washington State

1907-1960 Death Certificate Index

Western States Marriage Index

World Vital Records Search

WA Maps

Washington County Map

Historic Washington Maps

Newspapers & Obituaries

Washington Newspaper Obituaries

Washington Newspapers

1815-1985 Historical Newspapers

Washington Genealogy

1852-1935 Land Records in Washington

The Immigration of 1844

Korean War Casualties

RootsWeb Search Engine

State Archives Links

Washington Census Project

Washington Census Records

Washington Genealogy

Washington Genealogy Societies

Washington History Museums

Washington Indian Treaties

Washington State USGenWeb

Washington USGenWeb Archives

History & Genealogy Societies in Washington:

STATEWIDE or Area Wide

Black Heritage Society of Washington State

Eastside Genealogical Society

Eastern Washington Genealogy Society

Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington

Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington

Korean American Historical Soiety

Northeast Washington Genealogical Society

Pioneer Association of the State of Washington

Swedish-Finn Historical Society

Washington State Genealogy Society

Washington State Historical Society

County Genealogy Societies in Washington State

Clallam County Genealogy Society

Clark County Genealogical Society

Garfield County Genealogy Club

Grays Harbor Genealogical Society

Jefferson County Genealogy Society

Kittitas County Genealogy Society  (Pioneer Certificate)

Lewis County Genealogy Society

Mason County Genealogical Society

Mason County Genealogical Society on Facebook

Northeast Washington Genealogical Society

Covers Stevens, Ferry and Pend Oreille Counties

Pierce County - Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society

Snohomish / Island County - Sno-Isle Genealogy Society

South King County Genealogical Society

Whitman County Genealogy Society


County Historical Societies in Washington State

Adams County Historical Society

Asotin County Historical Society

Chelan County Historical Society

Clallam County Historical Society

Clark County Historical Society

East Benton County Historical Society

Eastern Klickitat County Historical Society

PO Box 47

Bickleton, WA 99322

Ferry County Historical Society

Franklin County Historical Society

Island County Historical Society

Jefferson County Historical Society

King County Association of Historical Organizations

Klickitat Historical Society

Mason County Historical Society

Mason County Historical Society on Facebook

427 W. Railroad Avenue

Shelton, Washington 98584-3544


Northern Kittitas County Historical Society

Okanogan County Historical Society

Pacific County Historical Society

Pend Oreille County Historical Society

South Pierce County Historical Society

101 Alder Street

Eatonville, WA 98328

Stevens County Historical Society

Whatcom County Historical Society

Whitman County Historical Society

Other Washington Genealogy Societies

Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society

Belfair Genealogical Society

Chelan Valley Genealogical Society

P.O. Box Y

Chelan, WA 98816

Email: Judith Elder Kruse

Fiske Genealogical Foundation

Lower Columbia Genealogical Society

North Beach Genealogical Society

PO Box 2007

Ocean Shores, WA 98569

Olympia Genealogy Society

Puget Sound Genealogy Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Skagit Valley Genealogy Society

South Whidbey Island Genealogy Society

Stillaguamish Valley Genealogy Society

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society

Tri-City Genealogy Society

Tri City serves: Benton and Franklin Counties in south-central Washington State, especially the three communities of Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland.

Walla Walla Valley Genealogy Society

Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society

Whatcom Genealogical Society

Yakima Valley Genealogy Society


Other Washington Historical Societies

Aberdeen Historical Whorehouse Society

1128 Stockwell Street

Aberdeen, WA 98620


Anderson Island Historical Society

Association of King County Historical Organizations

Ballard Historical Society

Big Bend Historical Society and Wilbur Museum

Black Diamond Historical Society

Broadview Historical Society

12755 Greenwood Avenue N.

Seattle, WA 98133


Chehalis Valley Historical Society

Clayton & Deer Park Historical Society

Covington Historical Society

15525 SE 251st Street

Covington, WA 98042


Cowlitz River Valley Historical Society

Davenport Historical Society

Dayton Depot Historical Society

Des Moines Historical Society

Duvall Historical Society

Edmonds - South Snohomish County Historical Society

Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society on Facebook

Fall City Historical Society

Ferndale Heritage Society

Fife Historical Society

Fox Island Historical Society

Fremont Historical Society

Great Northern Railway Historical Society

Greater Kent Historical Society

Heritage League of Pierce County

Highline Historical Society

Historical Society of Federal Way

Kenmore Heritage Society

Kirkland Heritage Society

Lakewood Historical Society

Loon Lake Historical Society

Magnolia Historical Society

Maple Valley Historical Society

Mercer Island Historical Society

Newcastle Historical Society

7105 138th Ave SE

Newcastle, WA 98059

Northport Historical Society

Northwest Schooner Society

Olympia Historical Society

Orting Historical Society

PO Box 24

Orting, WA.


Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society

Puget Sound Welsh Association

Queen Anne Historical Society, Seattle

Ranier Valley Historical Society

Redmond Historical Society

Renton Historical Society

Roy Historical Society

PO Box 1113

Roy, WA.


Salmon Beach Historical Society

46 N. Salmon Beach

Tacoma, WA.


Sammamish Heritage Society

Skykomish Historical Society

South Hill Historical Society

Southwest Seattle Historical Society

Southwest Spokane Historical Society

Spanaway Historical Society

Stanwood Area Historical Society

Sumner Historical Society

Tacoma Historical Society

Tolt Historical Society

Tukwila Historical Society

University Place Historical Society

Wilkeson Historical Society

PO Box 300

Wilkeson, WA.


Winlock Historical Society

Woodinville Heritage Society



Did we miss one?

*Send Genealogy Society Links!

*More Washington Genealogy Societies

*More Washington Historical Societies

More Excellent Genealogy Resources:




Washington Census Finder Counties

Adams-Columbia Counties

Cowlitz-Grays Harbor Counties

Island-Klickitat Counties

Lewis-Pend Oreille Counties

Pierce-Stevens Counties

Thurston-Yakima Counties

Why Join A Genealogy Society?

Joining a genealogy society can be a rewarding experience for those of you conducting genealogy research. Broaden your genealogy horizons, get help finding your ancestors while helping others.  Learn new ideas and tips to help you climb your family tree and discover more about your heritage.  Take a look at the genealogy society directory, there are many to join in Washington.

It's a win win situation!

Historical Societies

Historical societies abound throughout the United States and offer a glimpse into the incredible past of places of long ago.  Historical societies hold historical places, artifacts and items in museums and historical sites around the world.  Visiting these places will bring you closer to what your ancestors experienced in their lives and can be not only informative but fun!

US Census Records

 1790-1940 Census Search

 1850 Census Records Search

 1920 Census Records Search

 1930 Census Records Search

 1940 Census Records Search

 Census Search at RootsWeb

 Mortality Schedules Free Search

FREE Genealogy Tools

 Blank Census Forms 1790-1940

 Family Group Sheets

 Pedigree Charts

 Free Genealogy Forms

 Freebies For Genealogists

 US Census Mortality Schedule Indexes


  Did we miss one?   Send Genealogy Society Links!

HOME    Census Records  County Map  Census Questions by Decade  Historical Museums  Spotlite  Links  Link to us!

Genealogy Sources:   Ancestry.com   US Vital Records  CensusDiggins.com   Ancestor Hunt   Surname Search


Washington Genealogy Society Directory is a tool designed to help you locate genealogical and historical societies in  the state of Washington.  We cannot be held responsible for the content of those sites.   We are not responsible for errors in census records & genealogy data found on sites outside of Census Finder.  Genealogy data and information found online, should always be documented.

CensusFinder.com wishes you the greatest success in discovering your ancestry.

2002 - 2016 Brenda Hay, Webmaster of Census Finder