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Libraries, Archives
& Repositories

Enumclaw Public Library
1700 First Street
Enumclaw, WA
Phone: 360.825.2938

Fiske Genealogical

1644 43rd Avenue E
Seattle, WA

King County Public
Library System

Seattle University Library
A.A. Lemieux Library

Seattle Public Library
800 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Branch Locations

University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA 98195-2900
Phone: (206) 543-0242

King County Washington Archives

King County Washington Genealogy Archives
On online dababase of free genealogy records
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Washington State Digital Archives
Washington Secretary of State
1129 Washington St SE
PO Box 40238
Olympia WA 98504-0238
Phone: (360) 586-1492

Family History Centers
LDS Genealogy
Mormon Genealogy

Auburn Washington
625 M Street NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Phone: 253-735-2009

Bellevue Washington
10675 NE 20th Street
Bellevue, WA
Phone: 425-454-2690

Bellevue Washington North
4200 124th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA
Phone: 425-562-0361

Kirkland Washington
7910 NE 132nd Street
Kirkland, WA
Phone: 425-821-3939

Maple Valley Washington
26800 236th Place SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Phone: 425-413-7566

Redmond Washington
10115 172nd Ave N.E.
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-861-9273

Renton Washington

527 Mountain Side Blvd
North Bend, WA
Phone: 425-888-1098

Seattle Washington
14020 Ambaum Blvd SW
Burien, WA 98166
Phone: 206-444-6017

Seattle Washington

5701 8th Ave NE
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-522-1233

Vashon Washington
9330 S.W. 204th Street
Vashon, WA
Phone: 206-463-1863

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Eastside Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 374
Bellevue, WA 998009-0374

Pioneer Association of the State of Washington
Pioneer Hall
1642 43rd Ave E.
Seattle, WA 98112
Phone: (206) 325-0888

Rainier Valley Historical Society
PO BOX 18143
Seattle, WA 98118-0143
Phone: (206) 722-2838
Fax: (206) 722-2838

Redmond Historical Society
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th St., Room 106 Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: (425) 885-2919

Seattle Genealogical Society
6200 Sand Point Way N.E. #101
Seattle WA 98125-0388
Phone: (206) 522-8658

South King County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3174
Kent, WA 98032-3174

Historical Society

7400 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State

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King County
Washington Genealogy & Family History Resources

Cities, Towns, Villages & Communities:
Auburn, Bandera, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bothell, Burien, Carnation, Covington, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Fall City, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, Kirkland, Lester, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, North Bend, Redmond, Renton, SeaTac, Seattle, Shoreline, Skykomish, Snoqualmie, Tukwila, Vashon, Woodinville
Click here for complete list of cities & towns
Ghost Towns:
Franklin, Hot Springs, Krain, Lester, Nagrom, Osceola, Wellington, Weston

Established: December 22, 1852
Parent County: Thurston
County Seat: Seattle

Adjacent Counties: Snohomish, Chelan, Kittitas, Pierce, Kitsap, Yakima

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  Court, Wills & Probate Records
  • King Frontier Justice
    Washington State Digital Archives
    "Frontier Justice": Guide to the Court Records of Washington Territory is a name index and abstract of the more than 38,000 district court cases heard in Washington Territory (1853-1889). The database includes court actions arising from innumerable causes and tried as civil, criminal, probate, admiralty, and equity cases.
    *Includes early divorce records from 1854-1889
  • Washington Courts - Search Court Records
    This website is an index of cases filed in the municipal, district, superior, and appellate courts of the state of Washington. This index can point you to the official or complete court record.
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  • Washington Oaths of Office
    Washington Secretary of State Archives
    [Search here for names of nearly 16,000 elected officials who took an oath of office between 1854 and 1978.]
  • Washington Physicians
    Washington Secretary of State Archives
    [Search here for vital information of more than 9,000 licensed physicians who practiced in Washington between 1872 through 1938]
  Institutional Records (Prisons, Hospitals, Etc.)
  • Seatco Prison at Bucoda
    Washington Secretary of State Archives
    [ This database contains the prison register of more than 500 inmates housed in the Seatco Prison. The Prison operated from 1877 until 1888 when the new Territorial Penitentiary was built in Walla Walla.]
  • Washington Poorhouse History
    County poorhouses were common throughout the United States during the 19th century. This website's goal is to make all such records available for free genealogical and historical research.
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