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Region 4

Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties
 
Clark County Genealogical Society    
http://ccgs-wa.org           Email:  gensoc@ccgs-wa.org        Mail:  PO Box 5249, Vancouver, WA 98668         Phone: 360-750-5688
~~Meets monthly at the C.C.G.S. Library, 715-717 Grand Blvd, Vancouver, WA.  Please check their website for meeting dates and times.  Meetings are open to the public.
Clark County Gen. Soc. is a WA Public Benefit Corp.   They maintain a library and meeting space at 715-717 Grand Blvd, Vancouver, WA.  (Located in a small stripmall.)  Their website has an online catalog of resources and searchable databases.  Research services are available.  At their library you can access subscription databases to Ancestry.com and American Ancestors.com.  The Library contains a collection of about 8000 volumes with an emphasis on how-to materials and includes genealogical info from around the world.  Special Collections include:  resources on Clark County and S.E. Washington; Clark County pioneers (up to1900); inactive or deceased members of the Clark Co. chapter of the Daughters of WA Pioneers; and tax records of Clark Co. in 1886 and 1891.    Service area includes:  Battleground, Camas, Vancouver, Woodland and Yacolt.  
 
Grays Harbor Genealogical Society     ​
http://graysharborgenealogy.com            Email:  info@graysharborgenealogy.com        
Mail:   PO Box 916, Aberdeen, WA,  98520
~~Meets 2nd Sat 10 am at the Hoquiam Timberland Library, 420 7th St, Hoquiam, WA.
Gray's Harbor GS is a WA Non-Profit Corp.  They do provide research services.  Their website does contain some searchable databases and a members only section.  ​Research Library is located in the Aberdeen Museum of History, 111 E. 3rd Ave., Aberdeen, WA   Hours:  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 11am -3pm.  Service area includes;  Oakville, Malone, Montesano, McCleary, Grisdale, Neilton, Aberdeen, Hoquim and Westport.
**Update**  The Aberdeen Museum of History was destroyed by fire in the summer of 2018.  Grays Harbor GS lost all of their collection.  Any contributions would be greatly appreciated.  See their GoFundMe page or donations of gift cards to Home Depot, Costco, etc to purchase supplies and equipment are accepted.
 
Lewis Co. Genealogical Society                  
http://www.walcgs.org                    Email:  wa.lcgs@hotmail.com     
Mail:  P.O. Box 782, Chehalis, WA 98532-0782
~~Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:15pm, (September - June) at the St. Johns Lutheran Church, 2190 Jackson Hwy., Chehalis, WA, 6:30 pm.
LCGS is a WA Non-Profit Corp.  They do provide research services.  An index of Lewis County Cemeteries and Gravestones is available on the website.  Service area includes:  Centralia, Chehalis, Morton, Mossyrock, Napavine, Onalaska, Packwood, PeEll, Randle, Toledo and Winlock.  

Lower Columbia Genealogical Society      
http://sites.rootsweb.com/~walcolgs/              Email:  lcgsgen@yahoo.com      
Mail:   P.O. Box 472, Longview, WA 98632-0472    
~~Meets 2nd Thursday of the month,  (September - June), at 7 p.m. at the Somerset Retirement Apts, 2025 Tibbets Drive, Longview, WA 98632.
LCGS is a WA Public Benefit Corp.  They work in collaboration with the Longview Public Library, supplying resources and research assistance.  The Genealogy Room is located in the Longview Public Library, 1600 Louisiana St., Longview, WA.  Special Collections include: Online obituary index and Resource Guides for Cowlitz Co. and Wahkiakum Co., WA and Columbia Co, OR.  Service area includes Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties;  Castle Rock, Cathlamet, Cougar, Grays River, Kalama, Kelso, Longview, Ryderwood and Silver Lake.
 
North Beach Genealogy Society               
Mail:  P.O. Box 2007, Ocean Shores, WA 98569-2007.
~~Meets 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00 p.m.  Contact Diane Carter at dccarter528@gmail.com for more information.  Service area includes Ocean Shores, Copalis Beach. 
 
Pacific County Genealogical Society                 (Inactive)
**Genealogical Resources are available at Pacific County Historical Society and Museum, South Bend, WA.
 
South Pacific County Genealogical Society      (Inactive)
**Genealogical Resources available at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Ilwaco, WA.

 Willapa Harbor Genealogical Society               (Inactive)