Washington State Archives 1120 Washington Street S.E. Olympia, WA 98504-0238 Telephone: 360-586-1492 Fax: 360-664-8814 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 40238 Olympia, WA 98504-0238
Washington State Digital Archives The nation's first archives dedicated to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies that have permanent historical value. The web site was designed to provide simple, straight forward access to researchers.
links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.
To learn more about the history and record-keeping systems of Washington counties use the 15 inventories of the county archives produced by the Historical Records Survey around 1940. Copies of these inventories are at the Family History Library. To access these records, use the Place Search in the FHL catalog for: