Clallam County Genealogical Society

Research Center

Clallam County Genealogical Society and Research Center
403 East 8th St., Port Angeles, WA  98362
Phone: 360-417-5000
 Open to the Public
Hours:  Tuesday-Friday 10 am - 4pm and Saturday 12pm - 4pm
*Note - We may close for bad weather without notification. (If it snows, we close!)
  Parking available behind building

Welcome Researchers

We are a FamilySearch Affiliate!
Use our computers to access  You will have increased access to records previously only available at a Family History Center.  Come in and see what you can find!
Computer Room:  The computer stations are spaced 6 feet apart for your safety and privacy. Volunteers can help you get started. 
Subscription databases: AmericanAncestors, Ancestry World Edition, Fold 3, Find My Past,, and Genealogy Bank.
Genealogy Library:  Our library offers over 4,293 genealogical books, periodicals, atlases, maps and microfilm covering Washington State, the United States and around the World.  Local genealogical resources are available for Clallam County.
Search links on this website:   Check often because the webmaster updates and adds new ones to aid your research.   Click on library and web links. 

Washington Pioneer Pursuit

Pioneer Pursuit Continues After October 31

Just as people continued to come into Washington after statehood, WSGS will continue to amass genealogies of pioneers. We want to document as many people who lived in the territory as we can. So even after October 31, 2023, we’ll accept genealogies.
How to Submit a Pioneer

We’ve made it easy to submit a pioneer. We’ve got instructions, examples, hints and how-to’s on our website here:
If you don’t find what you need, please email us at


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Click on our PayPal link on the left column and our donations link will appear in small blue letters directly under the upper case PAYPAL or  click on DONATE to go DIRECTLY. Use the drop down box to choose  operating fund or chose a project of your interest.  Every gift goes to keeping our Research Center operational and providing access to resources for family history researchers and educational programs.  Our staff is all volunteer.

December 9
Holiday Gathering
A time to mingle with your genealogy friends.  Join us for this in-person celebration.  Bring a dish to share.   ...
February 10
Mary Roddy
Topic to be announced