Garfield County Washington
Tri-City Genealogical Society
Serving Adams, Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield and Walla Walla
PO Box 1410, Richland, WA 99352-1410
~~Meets 2nd Wed (except July) mini-class at 6:15 pm, regular meeting at 7 pm, Parkview Estates Senior Living Community, 7820 W. 6th Ave., Kennewick, WA
In 1881 Garfield County was created from a portion of Columbia County. The county was established by the territorial legislature in 1881 and was named for James Garfield, the U.S. president who died that year.