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County Information
Okanogan County was formed out of Stevens County on February 2, 1888
In area, it is the largest county in the state.

The county seat is at Okanogan, and its largest city is Omak.
The first county seat was Ruby, Washington, which has now been a ghost town for more than 100 years.

Census Recognized Communities
Brewster * Conconully * Coulee Dam (partial) * Elmer City * Nespelem * Nespelem Community
North Omak * Okanogan * Omak * Oroville * Pateros * Riverside * Tonasket * Twisp * Winthrop

Other communities
Aeneas * Azwell * Carlton * Ellisford (aka Ellisforde) * Havillah * Loomis * Malott * Mason City
Mazama * Methow * Monse * Nighthawk * Rocky Butte * Synarep * Wauconda

Ghost Towns
Molson * Bodie * Bolster * Chesaw * Disautel * Ruby

Online Data

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

February 2015

Biographies added: Julius Loomis, Wellington French, Frederick Wehe, Lewis Kaufman, Nels Nelson, Harvey Nickell, John Walter, William Peterson, Manford Stone, Henry Williams, William Proebstel, Earl Johnson, George White, George Vanderpool, William Hamilton, Henry Thompson, James Johnston, Meinrad Lauber, James McKinney, John Cutchie, Joseph Lenton, Harry Harris, James Colwell, Anton Andersen, Henry Staton, Frank Willmarth, Adelbert Edwards, Lloyd Beall, Henry Dohney, Lyman Willard, Hiram Wilder, George Noyes, Thomas Murray, Charles McKinley, Peter Reilly, William McDaniel, Ashbel Libby, Conburse Ogden, Joshua Risley, M. A. Smalley, Charles Peterson, Jennie Bottomley, Elliott Beidler, James Judd, John Speckman, E. L. Payne, John Thein, Chandler Bassett, Frank Donnelly, Eugene Wehe, David Gillespie, Frank Dallam, Lafayette Drury, Ervin Brigham

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Adjacent Counties
Ferry County, WA east
Lincoln County, WA southeast
Grant County, WA south
Douglas County, WA south
Chelan County, WA southwest
Skagit County, WA west
Whatcom County, WA west

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