Old County Courthouse



The Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) maintains this county history library as a service to the community. It is available for free to anyone with internet access. It provides a place to record and to find the history of Washington County, Utah.

If you are a first time visitor to this website, please take a moment to become familiar with the ways to find the information you want.
  • The various sections of the website can be accessed by clicking on the keywords appearing on the left edge of each blue page.
  • The "Subject Index" link on the left side of each page will take you to an alphabetical list of all the subjects on the website.
  • The "Search WCHS Site" will allow you to do a Google search of just the information on this website.
  • There is a "Help" link on the left side of each page that will take you to collection of tutorials an various subjects relating to history and how to use this website.
  • There are also handy links built into the text on each page. Please note that normal text is black. Clicking on blue text (changes to red when the cursor passes over it) will link to another related webpage.
The site is constantly evolving and getting better over time. Initially, information may be incomplete or inaccurate. If you have information that should be included or corrections to the information already here, please contact the webmaster at webmaster@wchsutah.org. There is a "Page Feedback" link on the left side of every webpage that you can click to provide comments about that page.

We have only scratched the surface of the potential for this database tool. We would welcome help from volunteers with an interest in history. If you have some historical information you would like to see permanently preserved or if you would like to help with the backlog of tasks we would like to accomplish, please contact the webmaster.