Lookup Public Records in Clark CountyWashington. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Clark County, Washington Overview

Clark County is located in the southwestern region of Washington. The county seat is Vancouver. It was founded in 1845 by the provisional government of Oregon Territory and named in honor of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The total area of the county is 656 square miles with a population of 474,643 (2017) which makes this the 5th most populated county in the state. The adjacent counties are Cowlitz County in the north, Skamania County in the east, Multnomah County (OR) in the south, and Columbia County in the west. The zip codes are 98601, 98604, 98606, 98607, 98622, 98629, 98642, 98660, 98661, 98662, 98663, 98664, 98665, 98666, 98667, 98668, 98671, 98675, 98682, 98683, 98684, 98685, 98686, and 98687.

Clark County Officials Information

The County Clerk is responsible for receiving, filing, and indexing all court documents, attending all court proceedings, creating independent records of all proceedings which are available to the public, and acting as family court facilitator. He/she is also the financial officer for the courts and acts as a quasi-judicial officer by issuing writs, subpoenas, and warrants.

County Clerk Office:
Address: 1200 Franklin Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Phone: (360) 397-2292
The forms available in the Clerk’s office include Local Rules, Fee Schedule, Cover Sheet for Case Type 2, Cover Sheet for Case Type 3-6, Guide to the Clerk’s Office, Notice of Assignment to Judicial Department.pdf fill-in form, and Statement of Arbitrability.

Clark Court Records Information

The records housed in the Clerk’s office include filings within contract/commercical cases, property rights cases, torts, injunctions, probate and guardianship cases, adoption and paternity cases, domestic relations cases, and mental illness cases. If you wish to view or purchase copies of court documents online, you can visit the ClerkePass website. However, certain documents that are included in restricted cases such as mental illness and adoption cases are not available.

Court Records Online:

Clark County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Clark County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 26, Ch. 26.04
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Clark County Marriage License
Location:1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, Washington, 98660


Clark County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1300 Franklin St, Vancouver, WA 98660, United States
Phone: 360-397-2000

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