Knowing when and where your ancestor lived can be a good place to start your research. Tracing the history of a region or town may reveal the identity of the individuals involved. Names of public officials, area residents and members of social organizations are a part of the historical record.
Search the catalog for genealogy resources.
Local City Directories are available at Yakima Central Library , beginning with 1904.
Yakima City Map is an interactive map maintained by the City of Yakima that allows you to look at and analyze a variety of data layers. You can locate properties by parcel number, situs address or geocoded address.
North Yakima 1888 City Directory From R. L. Polk & Co.’s 1888 Puget Sound Directory. Transcribed & Edited by Mike & Julie Sweeney.
Washington Genealogy is a US GenWeb Project that provides an index of genealogy resources.
Washington State Naturalization Records can provide information such as a person’s birth date and location, occupation, immigration year, marital status and spouse information, witnesses’ names and addresses, and more.
Washington Counties provides demographics and census data.
Yakima County Genealogy is a US GenWeb Project that provides links to Yakima County resources.
Yakima History tells how Yakima was established, with abundant period pictures. Published by the Yakima Herald-republic.