Welcome to Thurston County


Thurston County is a vibrant community ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of generations to live, work and play.


To create a community that promotes health, commerce and environmental protection with transparency and accountability.

​Hot Topics and Events
Live-Stream of Board of County Commissioner Meetings

​The Thurston County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that beginning Tuesday, September 19, viewers will be able to watch a live-streaming of the Board of County Commissioners meetings, Board of Health meetings, and public hearings on the Thurston County YouTube channel. 

Commissioners Appoint New Public Works Director

​After an extensive national recruitment process, the Thurston County Board of Commissioners have appointed Jennifer Walker as the new Director of Public Works. She comes to Thurston County from Pierce County Public Works and will begin in her new position on October 16, 2017. 

Thurston County Recreational Burn Ban Extended

The Thurston County Outdoor Burn Ban on residential materials prohibiting some recreational fires, effective as of 10 a.m., Wednesday August 2, has been extended and is now scheduled to end on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

2017 Gopher Review Process

​Due to changes made by the commissioner for the 2017 Mazama pocket gopher review process, the 2017 season is on track to be the fastest in three years! 

Thurston County Employment Opportunities

Looking for a new career? Thurston County wants you! Check out our job openings with competitive salaries and excellent benefit packages! 

Recruiting - Civil Service

​The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill a number of positions.