Place:Lewis, Washington, United States

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NameLewis
Alt namesLewissource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates46.583°N 122.4°W
Located inWashington, United States     (1845 - )
See alsoClallam, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Cowlitz, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Grays Harbor, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Island, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Jefferson, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
King, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Kitsap, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Mason, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Pacific, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Pierce, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Skamania, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Thurston, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Wahkiakum, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Whatcom, Washington, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Lewis County is a county located in the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 75,455. The county seat is Chehalis, and its largest city is Centralia.

The county is named after Meriwether Lewis. Lewis County is known for sharing many characteristics with eastern Washington instead of western Washington, where it is located, especially politically. Lewis County was created on December 19, 1845, by the provisional government of Oregon Territory.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1845 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1855 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1891 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 558
1860 384
1870 888
1880 2,600
1890 11,499
1900 15,157
1910 32,127
1920 36,840
1930 40,034
1940 41,393
1950 43,755
1960 41,858
1970 45,467
1980 56,025
1990 59,358

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