Over the years, the method used for recording documents has evolved from a system of manual transcription in ledger books, to digitally scanning and indexing documents. Documents recorded prior to 1986 are available at Washington State Archives. We offer most documents, recorded after 1986, online.
Types of Records
The Auditor's Office records and provides access to over 150 types of documents. We do not interpret documents nor do we check documents for accuracy. We only verify compliance with the laws concerning formatting. We answer basic questions about how to find documents and do our best to assist with searching our records.
Document types include, but are not limited to
Deeds of Trust
Maps (Surveys and Plats)
Community Property Agreements
Name Change Orders
We have index information on the following records