Whitman County, Washington Area Information

Area Coordinator: Volunteer Needed

Date Formed: Whitman County was formed out of Stevens County on November 29, 1871

County Seat: Colfax

Cities, townships and historical communities: (1998) Albion, Almota, Colfax, Colton, Dusty, Elberton, Endicott, Ewartsville, Farmington, Garfield, Hay, Hooper, Johnson, LaCrosse, Lamont, Malden, Oakesdale, Palouse, Pine City, Pullman, Rosalia, St. John, Steptoe, Tekoa, Thornton, Uniontown, and Winona

Books (Available at GRHS)

  • The Historical Development of Whitman County's German-Russians by Richard Scheuerman

Other books of Interest

  • Historical Sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield Counties, Washington Territory by Frank Gilbert (1882)
  • Celebrating Families of Whitman County (Volume 1) by the Whitman Country Genealogical Society
  • Sprague, Lamont, Edwall, Washington 1881-1981 by Southeastern Lincoln County Historical Society
Cemetery (Locations on a Map) Additional Information
Albion Cemetery Located in Albion
Bethel Cemetery Located in Steptoe
Butts Burial Ground  
Caylor Cemetery  
Cedar emetery  
Clinton Cemetery  
Coleman Cemetery  
Colfax Cemetery  
Colton City Cemetery Located in Colton
Colyar Cemetery Located in Sprague
Curtis Cemetery  
Davis Cemetery  
Dusty Cemetery  
Eaton Cemetery  
Eden Valley Cemetery Tombstone photos
Elberton Cemetery  Tombstone photos,
located in Elberton
Endicott Cemetery  
Evergreen (IOOF) Cemetery Located in Rosalia
Ewartsville Cemetery  
Farmington Cemetery  
Farr Cemetery Biographical Details
Location: N-N1/2 of block 6, Township 14, Range 45
Freeze Cemetery  
Garfield Cemetery  
German Methodist Cemetery  
Goldenrod Cemetery Surnames A - L
Surnames M - Z
Greenwood Cemetery  
Gresham Cemetery  
Grisham Cemetery  
Hatley Cemetery  
Hay Cemetery  
Holy Rosary Cemetery (Rosalia Catholic Cemetery)  
Johnson Cemetery  
LaCrosse Cemetery  
Lloyd Cemetery  
Lone Pine Cemetery  
Lutheran Cemetery  
McConnell Cemetery  
Mountain View Cemetery  
Mount Olivet Cemetery Tombstone Photos
Moys Cemetery Tombstone Photos
Myers Cemetery  
Oakesdale Cemetery  
Old Cemetery  
Onecho Cemetery  
Palouse Greenwood Cemetery Tombstone Photos
Pine City Cemetery   Tombstone Photos (partial)
Pioneer Cemetery  
Pitt Cemetery Location: Kamiak Butte
Pleasant Valley Cemetery  
Pullman City Cemetery  
Pullman IOOF Cemetery  
Rosalia Cemetery  
Riggs Cemetery  
Rock Lake Memorial Cemetery  
Sacred Heart Cemetery  
Saint Boniface Cemetery  
St. Gall's Catholic Cemetery Location: Colton
Saint John Cemetery  
Saints Home Cemetery  
Selbu Lutheran Cemetery  
Sheahan Cemetery  
Silver Creek Cemetery Location: Farmington
Spalding Cemetery  
Spring Flat Cemetery  
Steptoe Cemetery  
Stipe Cemetery  
Thornton IOOF Cemetery  
Uniontown Cemetery  
Whelan Cemetery  
Winona Cemetery Tombstone Photos
Zion Lutheran Cemetery  

Census Records




Daily Bulletin
211 N Main
Colfax, WA 99111
Moscow Pullman Daily News
107 S Grand #B
Pullman, WA 99163
Whitman County Gazette
211 N Main
Colfax, WA 99111



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