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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:

Jan. 2015

Obituaries added: Henry Pierce, Sarah Martin

Biographies added: Samuel Sincock, Robert Garrett, Henry Wellington, Robert Hargrove, Walter Lewis, John Carpenter, George Moore, Alax Macaulay, John Hancock, Charles Almquist, Herbert Champneys, William Lewis, Charles Blatt, Henry Decent, Warren Alderman, John Wentworth, W. L. Davis, Alvin Thorp, Frank Grogan, John Beall, John Pitman, Wilson Taylor, Emery Wheeler, Frank Cummings, John Hone, Prince Lancaster, George Loudon, Daniel Chilson, Charles Grant, Edward Overacker, Sam Patterson, Peter Filer, William Ruark, John Garrett, James Holt, George Hurlbert, Fred Ventzke, James Blaine, Edmond Pendergast, Edward White, John Schafer, Frank Stansbury, James Burdett, William Grant, August Piper, Jonathan Rinehart, John Kendall, Lawson Loundagin, Elisha Chilson, James Forde, John McDonald, Richard Waglay, Chauncey McLean, Henry Rizeor, James Couche, Horace Stone, William Cooper, Robert Prewitt, Andrew Brackett, John McEachen, Antoine Marshall, Karl Muller, George Tindall, Levi Burton, Weldon Champneys, Charles Jones, A. George Wehe, William Wilson, Daniel Gamble


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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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