Censuses Available

Below is a list of censuses available for Stevens County.

1850 Population Census is available at Family Search Pilot and Ancestry.com$ Search under Washington County, Oregon Territory.

1860 US Federal Population Schedule and Mortality Census covering what will be Stevens County is available at USGenWeb extraction. The 1860 Population Census is at Family Search Pilot andAncestry.com$ and at Heritage Quest (available through various libraries, including the Libraries of Stevens County). Look for the “Colville Valley”. U.S. Non-population schedules (Agricultural and Industry) for 1860 are available at Ancestry.com$ look for “Colville Valley” or “Coleville Valley” under Spokane County.

1870 U.S. Population and Mortality and Non-population (Agricultural and Industry) schedules are available at Ancestry.com$ look under Stevens County. The 1870 Population schedule is also available at Family Search Pilot and at Heritage Quest.

1871 Washington Territorial Census is available at the Washington State Digital Archives andAncestry.com$

1878 Washington Territorial Census is available at the Washington State Digital Archives andAncestry.com$

1880 U.S. Population and Mortality and Non-population (Agricultural and Manufacturing) schedules are available at Ancestry.com$. The 1880 Population schedule is also available at Family Search Pilot and Heritage Quest.

1885 Washington Territorial Census is available at the Washington State Digital Archives andAncestry.com$

1887 Washington Territorial Census is available at the Washington State Digital Archives andAncestry.com$

1889 Washington Territorial Census is available at the Washington State Digital Archives

1890 Veterans Census covering Washington State is available at Ancestry.com$

1892 Washington State Census is available at the Washington State Digital Archives andAncestry.com$

The 1900 Population Census is available at Family Search Pilot and Ancestry.com$ and at Heritage Quest.

Enumerations Districts, numbers 74 to 79, with the two tribal locations later in the census. Districts start in the north and work west to east, but the portions along the Columbia River are after the southern part of the county. What is now Pend Oreille County is included here. Districts are: Bossburg 74; Boundary 74; Calispell 76; Chewelah 78; Clayton 77; Clugston 75; Columbia 79; Colville 75; Colville Indian Reservation 119; Daisy 79; Deep Creek 74; Diamond 76; Fertile Valley 77; Flat Creek 74; Forest Center 78; Harvey 79; Ione 76; Kettle Falls 79; ; Lake Creek 79; Little Dalles 74; Loon Lake 77; Marcus 75; McLaughlin 76; Metaline 76; Meyers Falls 75; MT Carbin 79; Newport 76; Northport 74; Riverside 77; Rock Cut 74; Spokane Indian Reservation 119; Spring Valley 79; Springdale 78; Stevens 78; Thetis 78; Walkers Prairie 78; White Lake 74; Williams Valley (spelled Willaims Valley on Ancestry) 77; Young America 74

The 1910 Population Census is available at Washington State Digital ArchivesFamily Search Pilot, and Ancestry.com$ and at Heritage Quest. Enumeration Districts, numbers 208 to 231 start in the northern part of the county move east, to what is now Pend Oreille County, and then south back to the west side of the county.  Districts for 1910 are: Addy 221; Arden 221; Barstow 214; Basin 217; Begland 225 Blue Creek 222; Boundary 211;Bruce Creek 214 ? 215; Calispel 225; Camden 231; Chewelah 223; Clayton 230; Columbia 309; Colville 218; Colville Ward 1 218; Colville Ward 2 218; Colville Ward 3 218; Cronin 212; Daisy 221; Dalkena 224; Deep Creek 211; Dear Trail 226; Diamond Lake 231; Doyle 209; Echo 216; Fertile Valley 231; First Thought 208; Flat Creek 208; Forest Center 227; Frontier 209; Garden Spot 230 (spelled Gardensport on Ancestry); Godfrey 215; Harvey Creek 222; Hunters 226; Ione 212; Johnston 231; Kaniksu (spelled Kanikau on Ancestry) 211 & 212 & 224; Kettle Falls 217; Lake Creek 222; Le Clerc 210; Little Dalles 215; Loon Lake 230; Marcus 215; McLaughlin 210; Metaline 211; Meyers Falls 216; Mill Creek 216; Narcisse 220; Newport 224; Nigger Creek 209; Northport 209; Old Dominion 219; Orin 219; Riverside 228; Rock Cut 208; Rocky Ford 225; Ruby 213; Spokane Indian Reservation 229; Springdale 227; Spring Valley 226; Squaw Creek 220; Stranger Creek 221; Summit 222; Tiger 212; Valley 223; Walker’s Prairie 228; White Lake 220: Williams 215; Williams Valley 228; Yocum 213

The 1920 Population Census is available at Family Search Pilot and Ancestry.com$ and at Heritage Quest.

The 1930 Population Census is available at Ancestry.com$ There are 81 enumeration districts for Stevens County in this census, with a few exceptions districts are ordered alphabetically. The districts are:

Addy 1; Arden 3: Barstow 4: Basin 5: Blue Creek 6: Bon Ayre 7; Bossburg 8; Boundary 9; Bruce Creek 10;Chamokane 11; Chewelah 12 – 17; Clayton 18; Columbia 19; Colville 20 – 25; Conwell 26; Corbet 27; Cronin 28;Cummins 29 (Leadpoint included); Daisy 30; Deep Creek 31; Doyle 232; Echo 33; Edendale & Gifford 34; Evans 35; First Thought 36; Flat Creek 37; Forest Center 38; Frontier 39; Garden Spot 40; Harvey Creek 41; Hunters 42; Kettle Falls 43 and 44; Lake Creek 45; Laurier 46; Loon Lake 47: Marble 48; Marcus 49 (town), 50 (outside town); Meyers Falls 51; Middleport 52; Mill Creek 53; Narcisse 54; Nigger Creek 55; Northport 56 (town), 57 (outside town); Old Dominion 58 (Spelled Old Dommion on Ancestry); Onion Creek 59; Orin 60; Parker 61; Reidel 63; Riverside 64; Rock Cut 65; South Fork 66; Springdale 67 (town), 68 (outside town); Spring Valley 69 (part of Spokane Indian Res), 70 (excludes Res); Squaw Creek 71; Stranger Creek 72 (spelled Stenagar on Ancestry); Summit 73; Tum Tum 74; Valley 62 & 75; Walker’s Prairie 76 (part of Spokane Indian Res), 77 (excludes Res); Wellpinit (78 town and part of Spokane Indian Res); White Lake 79; Williams 80; Williams Valley 81 (spelled Willaims Valley on Ancestry)

The US Indian Censuses covering the Colville and Spokane Tribes of Indians for 1917-1939 are available at Ancestry.com$. If using this database, neither the Colvilles nor the Spokanes are listed as a choice for tribe. Query for the year 1917 and Washington State, click on the first Colville or Spokane tribal member listed, call up the image, and then click on the hyperlink for “Colville and Spokane Reservations” to limit your search to those tribes. Microfilms of these censuses are also available at the Colville Family History Center.

Steve Morse’s website allows you search for enumeration districts by state and county and compare the districts from one census year to the next.

 

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