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Whitman County was formed from Stevens County November 29, 1871.
It is named after Marcus Whitman, a Presbyterian missionary who, with his wife Narcissa, was killed in 1847 by members of the Cayuse tribe.
Colfax is the county seat.

Cities, Towns and CDP's
* Albion * Colfax * Colton * Endicott * Farmington * Garfield
* La Crosse * Lamont * Malden * Oakesdale * Palouse
* Pullman * Rosalia * St. John * Tekoa * Uniontown


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Website Updates:

October 18, 2014:

Visiting news: Martin visit (1907); Burnam visit (1921); Benner visit (1922); Vollmer returns (1908)

Obituaries added: Allen Benner, Emma Benner, Mrs. Burnam, Nellie Ricketts, Ottilia Rosgen, George Willoughby, George Wiggins, Olive Brownell, C. A. Holzer, Iris Kemp, Rosa Wurtzer, George Calvert, J. D. Whetsel, Carl Taylor, Dolph Spalding, Thomas Matejoviz, I. N. Kelly.

Marriages added: Duffy-Shanks, Burnam-Johnson (1908)

Fires: Burnam's residence (1908)

Crime: Peck warrant (1890)

Biographies added: James Davis, George Berry.
Mini-bios added: F. W. Becker, James Benton, Jesse Bishop, H. M. Boone, L. T. Bragg, Henry Coply, C. A. Cram, Walt Davenport, James Davis, Frank Dickinson, Emsley Fincher, Cyrus French, J. N. Hamilton, Alfred Hills, George Hills, J. Hoover, J. A. Hungate, Joel Kirby, J. A. McClure, H. H. McCord, John McCue, W. S. Newland, H. A. Olds, Luther Olds, J. A. Perkins, Daniel Preffer, W. P. Ragsdale, C. W. Skeels, T. J. Smith, Henry Spalding, Sarah Spencer, S. D. Stephens, H. T. Stratton, J. S. Taylor, George Truax, Dillard Walker, James Wicks Justus Wiley, R. J. Wilson

NEW: Court news
Court news: Burnam final account (1904)

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