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

Wahkiakum County, Washington Overview

Wahkiakum County is located in the southwest region of Washington. Its county is Cathlamet. The county was created in 1854 out of Cowlitz County. It was named in honor of Chief Wahkiakum of the Chinook. The total area of the county is 287 square miles, making this the smallest county in the state. Based on the 2017 census, there are approximately 4,264 people in the county. The adjacent counties are Pacific County in the north and west, Lewis County in the northeast, Cowlitz County in the east, Columbia County (OR) in the southeast, and Clatsop County (OR) in the south. The zip codes are 98612, 98621, 98643, and 98647.

Wahkiakum County Officials Information

The County Auditor is responsible for maintaining the financial records for the county which includes managing payroll, preparing the county budget, keeping warrant registers, and creating financial reports. The Auditor is also responsible for providing payroll and accounts payable services to the county’s Junior Taxing Districts. In addition, he/she is also in charge of county elections and voter registration.

County Auditor’s Office:
Address: 64 Main Street, Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360-795-3219
Fax: 360-795-0824
The County Auditor also serves as an agent for the Washington State Department of Licensing. The office provides several services including issuing marriage licenses, processing title transfers, and handling registration renewals. The Auditor is also responsible for the recording and preservation of all public documents such as deeds, real estate contracts, liens, and other land transactions in the county. All recorded documents are made available to the public.

Wahkiakum Court Records Information

In Wahkiakum County, court records are kept in the Superior Court Clerk’s Office. The public can access these records in the Clerk’s office or online. Certified copies of any court document cost $5 for the first page and $1 for each additional page. Standard copies are $0.50 per page while electronic copies are $0.25 per page.

Court Records Online:

Wahkiakum County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Wahkiakum 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:Wahkiakum County Marriage License
Location:64 Main Street, Cathlamet, Washington, 98612


Wahkiakum County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 64 Main St, Cathlamet, WA 98612, United States
Phone: 360-795-3558

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