Lookup Public Records in Washington County, Rhode Island. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Washington County, Rhode Island Overview
Washington County is located in the southern region of Rhode Island. The locals often refer to it as South County. The county seat and largest town is South Kingstown. The county was created in 1729 as part of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Originally, it was named Kings County until 1781 when the name was changed to Washington in honor of George Washington, the first US President. The total area of the county is 563 square miles with an estimated population of 126,517 (2015). The zip codes are 02804, 02807, 02808, 02812, 02813, 02822, 02832, 02833, 02836, 02852, 02854, 02873, 02874, 02875, 02877, 02879, 02880, 02881, 02882, 02883, 02891, 02892, 02894, and 02898.
Washington County Officials Information
The Clerk of Superior Court is the official record keeper for all documents, papers, and records filed in Washington County. He/she is also required to attend all hearings in the Superior Court and record all of its proceedings, judgments, orders, and decrees. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for receiving all fines and costs of criminal cases.
County Clerk’s Office:
Address: 4800 Tower Hill Road, Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879
Phone: (401) 782-4121
Washington Court Records Information
In Washington County, all public court records can be accessed through the computer terminals located in the office of the Superior Court Clerk. Access to the register of actions can be done remotely through the Rhode Island Judiciary Public Portal. If you wish to get copies of court records, you’ll need to submit a request to the Clerk’s office.
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