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Thurston County, Washington

The content on the Thurston County website is currently provided in English. We are providing the “Translation” for approximately 10 languages. The goal of the translation is to provide visitors with limited English proficiency to access information on the website in other languages. The translations do not translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. The translations are made through an automated process, which may not result in accurate or precise translations, particularly of technical and legal terminology.


Recording Services

Document recording services provide access to important personal and community documents. Here you can record or research property records such as mortgages, easements, and deeds of trust, among others. In addition, veterans can record their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.

Please note, the first Wednesday of each month we open at 9:00 a.m. to allow for staff training.

Recording services

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The Thurston County Auditor's Office is reaching out to hundreds of landowners whose properties contain antiquated unlawful racially restrictive covenants.

March 30, 2021

Document recording has historically been a manual service. Recording is a legal process of putting property documents into the official records at the county. You are probably familiar with the process if you’ve ever bought a house. Deeds, easements, plats and other legal documents are all “recorded” or filed with the Auditor’s Office.

July 28, 2020

Recording Services

Auditor Location

3000 Pacific Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Monday–Tuesday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm Open at 9 a.m. first Wednesday of the month
Thursday–Friday: 8:00 am–4:30 pm

Mailing Address

3000 Pacific Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501