Hot Topics and Events
Don't Forget...Your Boat License Expires June 30!

​The Thurston County Auditor's Office encourages boat owners to renew their boat tabs before June 30, when all boat tabs in the state expire. We recommend boat owners renew their tabs early to avoid possible wait times during this particularly busy time of the year.

District Court Announces New Initiatives
Thurston County District Court announces three new "Serving Justice through Serving People" operational initiatives aimed at helping defendants save money and time while getting them back on track and back to their lives. The initiatives are: 
  • Text Message Reminders to Defendants
  • Interjurisdictional Warrant Quash Program
  • Unified Payment Program
Commissioners Announce 2018 Gopher Review Process

​The 2018 gopher review process the Thurston County Commissioners anticipate implementing will look familiar. In 2017, staff completed site visits on more properties than any past year since the multiple site visit process began. The County is committed to processing all applications received for the 2018 review season, as well. 

Free Gardening and Composting Workshops

​The WSU Master Gardener and the Master Recycler Composter volunteer programs of Thurston County invites you to attend free gardening and composting workshops. These workshops are open to all and no pre-registration needed!

Thurston 2040 Photo Contest

Thurston County is hosting its first ever virtual photo contest! The contest begins Monday, April 2, 2018 on the County Facebook Page, and runs through June 18, 2018. It consist of 11 weekly themes centered on the County's Comprehensive Plan update. The winner of the previous week's theme will be announced with the beginning of a new theme and have their photo featured in the Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan serves as the guiding document for the development of the County into 2040 and beyond. All photos will be credited to the photographer.

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.


Contact Information​

Thurston County Courthouse
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502-1045

County Directory: (360) 754-3800

Commissioners Office: (360) 786-5440