Washington County Records

Search for Washington County RI county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices in Washington County Rhode Island are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Washington County records. These include vital records such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research in Washington County. They may also keep documents related to Washington County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Washington County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Exeter Town Clerk Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-294-3891

Narragansett Town Clerk Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0624

Richmond Town Clerk Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-0230

Washington County Clerk South Kingstown RI 4800 Tower Hill Road 02879 401-782-4121


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Washington County Rhode Island are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Washington County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Washington County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Washington County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Washington County public records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Ashaway Tax Collector Hopkinton RI 213 Main Street 02804 401-377-4610

Block Island Tax Collector New Shoreham RI 16 Old Town Road 02807 401-466-2651

Hope Valley Tax Collector Hopkinton RI 996 Main Street 02832 401-539-3030

Richmond Tax Collector Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-8574

Westerly Tax Collector Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2521


Historical Societies in Washington County Rhode Island are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Washington County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Washington County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Washington County genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their Washington County public records.

Block Island Historical Society New Shoreham RI Old Town Road 02807 401-466-2481

Charlestown Rhode Island Historical Society Charlestown RI 4417 Old Post Road 02813 401-364-7507

The Pettaquamscutt Historical Society South Kingstown RI 2636 Kingstown Road 02881 401-783-1328


Town and City Halls in Washington County Rhode Island are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Washington County vital records such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall in Washington County may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Charlestown Hall Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1200

Exeter Town Hall Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-295-7500

Hopkinton Town Hall Hopkinton RI 1 Townhouse Road 02833 401-377-7781

Narragansett Town Hall Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-789-1044

New Shoreham Town Hall New Shoreham RI OLD TOWN Rd 02807 401-466-3219

North Kingstown Town Hall North Kingstown RI 80 Boston Neck Road 02852 401-294-3331

South Kingstown Town Hall South Kingstown RI 180 High Street 02879 401-789-9331

Westerly Town Hall Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2500


Assessor Offices in Washington County Rhode Island determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Washington County residents. Washington County Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These Washington County public records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

New Shoreham Assessor New Shoreham RI 242 Ocean Avenue 02807 401-466-3217

Westerly Town Assessor Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2541


Archives in Washington County Rhode Island preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing Washington County genealogical research. Washington County Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain Washington County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

North Kingstown Vital Records Archive North Kingstown RI 80 Boston Neck Road 02852 401-268-1551


Recorders of Deeds in Washington County Rhode Island keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and Washington County property tax records. The Washington County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Washington County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Washington County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1200

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-9000

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-294-3891

Washington County Recorder of Deeds North Kingstown RI 80 Boston Neck Road 02852 401-268-1554

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0624

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2500

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Wakefield RI PO Box 31 02880 401-789-9331

Washington County Recorder of Deeds RI PO Box 220 02807 401-466-3200

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Hopkinton RI 1 Townhouse Road 02833 401-377-7777