King County Records

Search for King County WA 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 King County Washington are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of King 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 King County. They may also keep documents related to King County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The King County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Beaux Arts Village Town Clerk Beaux Arts Village WA 10550 Southeast 27th Street 98004 425-454-8580

Bellevue City Clerk Bellevue WA 450 110th Avenue Northeast 98004 425-452-6466

Enumclaw City Clerk Enumclaw WA 1339 Griffin Avenue 98022 360-825-3591

Federal Way City Clerk Federal Way WA 33325 8th Avenue South 98003 253-835-2540

Hunts Point Clerk Hunts Point WA 3000 Hunts Point Road 98004 425-455-1834

Kent City Clerk Kent WA 220 4th Avenue South 98032 253-856-5725

King County Clerk Seattle WA 516 3rd Avenue 98104 206-477-1020


Town and City Halls in King County Washington are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including King 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 King 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.

Auburn City Hall Auburn WA 25 West Main Street 98001 253-931-3043

Bellevue City Hall Bellevue WA 450 110th Avenue Northeast 98004 425-452-6800

Black Diamond City Hall Black Diamond WA 24301 Roberts Drive 98010 360-886-2560

Bothell City Hall Bothell WA 18305 101st Avenue Northeast 98011 425-486-3256

Carnation City Hall Carnation WA 4621 Tolt Avenue 98014 425-333-4192

Duvall City Hall Duvall WA 15535 Main Street Northeast 98019 425-788-1185

Federal Way City Hall Federal Way WA 33325 8th Avenue South 98003 253-835-7000

Issaquah City Hall Issaquah WA 1775 12th Avenue Northwest 98027 425-837-3007

Kirkland City Hall Kirkland WA 12421 Northeast 103rd Place 98033 425-822-2459

Maple Valley City Hall Maple Valley WA 22035 Southeast Wax Road 98038 425-413-8800

Medina City Hall Medina WA 501 Evergreen Point Road 98039 425-454-9222

Mercer Island City Hall Mercer Island WA 9611 Southeast 36th Street 98040 206-236-5300

North Bend City Hall North Bend WA 211 Main Avenue North 98045 425-888-1211

Pacific City Hall Pacific WA 100 3rd Avenue Southeast 98047 253-833-2856

Redmond City Hall Redmond WA 15670 Northeast 85th Street 98052 425-556-2900

Renton City Hall Renton WA 1055 South Grady Way 98057 425-430-6400

Sammamish City Hall Sammamish WA 801 228th Avenue Southeast 98075 425-898-0660


Historical Societies in King County Washington are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. King County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including King County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with King 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 King County public records.

Ballard Historical Society Seattle WA 3014 Northwest 67th Street 98117 206-782-6844

Black Diamond Historical Society Black Diamond WA 32627 Railroad Avenue 98010 360-886-2142

Bothell Historical Society Bothell WA 9919 Northeast 180th Street 98011 425-486-1889

Des Moines Historical Society Des Moines WA 730 South 225th Street 98198 206-824-5226

Duvall Historical Society Duvall WA 26526 Northeast Cherry Valley Road 98019 425-844-1976

Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society Enumclaw WA 1837 Marion Street 98022 360-825-3356

Fall City Historical Society Fall City WA 4326 337th Place Southeast 98024 206-999-2022

Federal Way Historical Society Federal Way WA 2645 South 312th Street 98003 253-945-7842

Filipino American National Historical Society Seattle WA 810 18th Avenue 98122 206-322-0203

Greater Kent Historical Society Kent WA 855 East Smith Street 98030 253-854-4330

Issaquah Historical Society Issaquah WA 165 Southeast Andrews Street 98027 425-392-3500

Issaquah Washington Historical Society Issaquah WA 50 Rainier Boulevard North 98027 425-392-2322

Maple Valley Historical Society Maple Valley WA 22024 Southeast 248th Street 98038 425-413-9072

Maple Valley Washington Historical Society Maple Valley WA 23015 Southeast 216th Way 98038 425-432-3470

Mercer Island Historical Society Mercer Island WA 9611 Southeast 36th Street 98040 206-236-3274

Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society Seattle WA 901 Fairview Avenue North 98109 206-624-3028

Queen Anne Historical Society Seattle WA 2100 Queen Anne Avenue North 98109 206-284-2266

Rainier Valley Historical Society Seattle WA 3710 South Ferdinand Street 98118 206-723-1663

Redmond Historical Society Redmond WA 16600 Northeast 80th Street 98052 425-885-2919


Archives in King County Washington 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 King County genealogical research. King 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 King County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Bellevue Public Records Archive Bellevue WA 450 110th Avenue Northeast 98004 425-452-6805

King County Records Archive Seattle WA 500 4th Avenue 98121 206-296-1843


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in King County Washington are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include King County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. King County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including King County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain King 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.

Hunts Point Treasurer Hunts Point WA 3000 Hunts Point Road 98004 425-455-1834

King County Treasurer's Office Seattle WA 500 4th Avenue 98104 206-296-0923


Assessor Offices in King County Washington determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by King County residents. King 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 King 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.

King County Assessor's Office Seattle WA 500 4th Avenue 98104 206-296-7300


Recorders of Deeds in King County Washington 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 King County property tax records. The King 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, King County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and King County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

King County Recorder of Deeds Seattle WA 500 4th Avenue 98104 206-477-6620


Auditor Offices in King County Washington are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. King County Auditors maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make King County public records available on their website.

Seattle Auditor Seattle WA 700 5th Avenue 98104 206-615-0555