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Online Records

Skagit County, Washington
Map of Washington highlighting Skagit County
Location in the state of Washington
Map of the U.S. highlighting Washington
Location of Washington in the U.S.
Founded November 28, 1883
County Seat Mount Vernon
Address Skagit County Courthouse;
700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone. 360.336.9440
Skagit County Website

County Courthouse

Skagit County Courthouse;
700 South 2nd St; PO Box 837
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone. 360.336.9440

County Auditor has birth and death records 1891-1907,
marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1872.
County Clerk has divorce, probate county records from 1870. [1]


Parent County

1883--Skagit County was created 28 November 1883 from Whatcom County.  County seat: Mount Vernon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Chelan | Island | Okanogan | San Juan | Snohomish | Whatcom




  • 1887
  • 1889
  • 1890 Veterans
  • 1892
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930




Local Histories




Washington State Digital Archives has digitized various types of naturalization-related records, including declarations of intentions, delayed birth files, naturalization affidavits, notifications of application for admission to US citizenship, orders fixing naturalization terms, petitions and records, petitions, receipts for certificates of citizenship, record of final decrees of citizenship and record of petitions dockets. Depending on the county, records range from 1854-1988.




Vital Records

  • Washington Death Certificates 1907-1960 A free internet index to the 1907-1960 death certificates can be found at FamilySearch Record Search, no images are available. A transcribed death certificate may contain such information as name of the deceased, date and place of death, age, gender, birth date and birth place, mother’s maiden name and name of spouse, place of residence, occupation and certificate numbers.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002),Skagit County, Washington page 734, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).