Lookup Public Records in Jefferson County, Washington. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Jefferson County, Washington Overview
Jefferson County is located in the Coastal region of Washington. The county seat is Port Townsend. The county was created from a portion of Thurston County in 1852 and named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the 3rd US President. The total area of the county is 2,183 square miles with a population of 31,234 (2017). The counties surrounding the area are Challam County in the north, San Juan County in the northeast, Island County in the east, Kitsap County in the southeast, Mason County in the south, and Grays Harbor in the southwest. The zip codes are 98320, 98325, 98339, 98358, 98365, 98368, and 98376.
Jefferson County Officials Information
The County Clerk is the official custodian of all court records of Jefferson County Superior Court. In addition, he/she is responsible for summoning the Jury, administering fines in criminal cases, and serves as Courthouse Facilitator for unrepresented parties in family law matters.
County Clerk Office:
Address: 1820 Jefferson Street, Room 210, Port Townsend, WA 98368
The Clerk also functions as a quasi-judicial officer, creates independent records of all proceedings in the court which are accessible to the public, and serves as departmental administrator.
Jefferson Court Records Information
Anyone can view public case documents in the Clerk’s Office at no charge from Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. If you wish to obtain copies of court records, please inquire at the Clerk’s office or call 360-385-9125. You can also opt to view court records online through the Washington Courts website.
Court Records Online:
Jefferson County Clerks Office
Address: 1820 Jefferson Street, Room 210 P.O. Box 1220 Port Townsend, WA 98368