Pierce County Records

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

Pierce County Clerk Tacoma WA 930 Tacoma Avenue South 98402 253-798-7455

Puyallup City Clerk Puyallup WA 333 South Meridian 98371 253-841-5480

Roy City Clerk Roy WA 216 McNaught Road South 98580 253-843-1113

University Place City Clerk University Place WA 3715 Bridgeport Way West 98466 253-460-2500


Historical Societies in Pierce 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. Pierce County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Pierce County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Pierce 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 Pierce County public records.

Anderson Island Historical Society Anderson Island WA 9306 Otso Point Road 98303 253-884-2135

Fife Historical Society Fife WA 2820 54th Avenue East 98424 253-896-4710

Foothills Historical Society Buckley WA 130 North River Avenue 98321 360-829-1291

Fox Island Historical Society Fox Island WA 1017 9th Avenue Fi 98333 253-549-2461

Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society Gig Harbor WA 4218 Harborview Drive 98332 253-858-6722

Lakewood Washington Historical Society Lakewood WA 6211 Mount Tacoma Drive Southwest 98499 253-682-3480

Points Northeast Historical Society Tacoma WA 201 Tulalip Street Northeast 98422 253-927-2536

South Hill Historical Society Puyallup WA 11711 92nd Avenue East 98373 253-845-7691

Spanaway Historical Society Spanaway WA 812 176th Street South 98387 253-536-6655

Tacoma Chapter National Railway Historical Society Tacoma WA 2501 East D Street 98421 253-272-3000

Tacoma Historical Society Tacoma WA 747 Broadway 98402 253-472-3738

Tacoma Washington State Historical Society Tacoma WA 1911 Pacific Avenue 98402 888-238-4373

The Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society Gig Harbor WA 3510 Rosedale Street Northwest 98335 253-858-6722

The Prairie House Museum & Spanaway Historical Society Tacoma WA 176TH East E Street 98445 253-536-6655

Washington State Historical Society Tacoma WA 315 North Stadium Way 98403 253-798-5914


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

Bonney Lake City Hall Bonney Lake WA 19306 Bonney Lake Boulevard East 98391 253-862-8602

Buckley City Hall Buckley WA 933 Main Street 98321 360-829-2659

Carbonado Town Hall Carbonado WA 818 8th Avenue 98323 360-829-0125

Du Pont City Hall DuPont WA 1700 Civic Drive 98327 253-964-8121

Eatonville Town Hall Eatonville WA 701 Center Street West 98328 360-832-3361

Gig Harbor City Hall Gig Harbor WA 3510 Grandview Street 98335 253-851-8136

Lakewood City Hall Lakewood WA 6000 Main Street Southwest 98499 253-589-2489

Milton City Hall Milton WA 1000 Laurel Street 98354 253-922-8733

Milton Town Hall Milton WA 1000 Laurel Street 98354 253-926-9514

Orting City Hall Orting WA 110 Train Street Southeast 98360 360-893-2219

Puyallup City Hall Puyallup WA 333 South Meridian 98371 253-841-4321

Ruston Town Hall Ruston WA 5117 N Winnifred St 98407 253-759-3544

South Prairie Town Hall South Prairie WA 121 Washington Street 98385 360-897-8878

Sumner City Hall Sumner WA 1104 Maple Street 98390 253-862-8602

Tacoma City Hall Tacoma WA 744 Market Street 98402 253-238-4175

University Place City Hall University Place WA 3715 Bridgeport Way West 98466 253-566-5656

Wilkeson Town Hall Wilkeson WA 540 Church Street 98396 360-829-0790


Assessor Offices in Pierce 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 Pierce County residents. Pierce 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 Pierce 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.

Pierce County Assessor's Office Tacoma WA 2401 South 35th Street 98409 253-798-6111


Auditor Offices in Pierce 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. Pierce 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 Pierce County public records available on their website.

Pierce County Auditor Tacoma WA 6722 19th Street West 98466 253-564-6555

Pierce County Auditor Tacoma WA 2501 South 35th Street 98409 253-798-8683

Pierce County Auditor Puyallup WA 1323 East Main Avenue 98372 253-845-8811

Pierce County Auditor Tacoma WA 2401 South 35th Street 98409 253-798-7445

Tacoma Auditor Tacoma WA 949 Market Street 98402 253-593-2047

Washington Auditor Tacoma WA 10102 Bristol Avenue Southwest 98499 253-588-7786


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

Pierce County Recorder of Deeds Tacoma WA 2401 South 35th Street 98409 253-798-3189


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

Pierce County Treasurer's Office Tacoma WA 2401 South 35th Street 98409 253-798-3710

Tacoma City Treasurer Tacoma WA 747 Market Street 98402 253-591-5832


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

Washington Birth & Death Records Archive Tacoma WA 3629 South D Street 98418 253-798-6413