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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Washington, RI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009175,738
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,584
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009875
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009438
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009289
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009870
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200926,013
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009697
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200913,633
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20096,010
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200913,116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009628
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009518
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200936,297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200927,221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009538
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,048
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20096,044
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20095,965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,714
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,158
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20094,621
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009379
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20093,946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009296
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009336
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,052
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200911,954

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