Welcome to Island County Washington Genealogy Research



  



  
 
 
      
 


Island County Times Office 1903

 
 My name is Bob Jenkins
and I created this website to provide genealogy
 information and links to genealogy information  to assist people in researching
 their Island County Washington ancestors.

 I would appreciate any contribution that you would like to make  to this site:
 biographies, obituaries, birth, marriage, death info,  grave info, photographs....etc

 
  
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 Brief History:

 
Island County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.  Its county seat is Coupeville, while its largest
 city is Oak Harbor. The county's name reflects the fact that it is composed entirely of islands. It contains two large
 islands, Whidbey and Camano, and seven smaller islands (Baby, Ben Ure, Deception, Kalamut, Minor, Smith, and
 Strawberry). Island County was created out of Thurston County on December 22, 1852, by the legislature of
 Oregon Territory, and is the eighth-oldest county in Washington. It originally encompassed what are now
 Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, and San Juan Counties.
 














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