Elections will be open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. ALL other Thurston County offices ARE CLOSED. Including Superior, Family, Juvenile, Drug and District Courts. Essential personnel should report to work unless instructed otherwise. Jurors should call the Juror Hotline for further instructions. ****** Agenda Setting, Board of County Commissioners and the Board of Health Meetings scheduled for February 12, 2019 are also Cancelled. Specific agenda items will be rescheduled. ******

Hot Topics and Events
New Courthouse and Regional Administrative Building Project - Upcoming Public Hearing
Commissioners to hold a public hearing October 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. to receive public comment on an ordinance on regular property taxes. This ordinance provides for a special election to be held on  April 28, 2020 on a proposition authorizing the County to levy regular property taxes, exempting qualified seniors, disabled and veterans, and set forth the text of the ballot proposition. This is an update to the ordinance passed on April 30, 2019 for the ballot proposition on the Courthouse and Administrative Buildings project. 

2019 2nd Half Property Taxes Due October 31

​The deadline for Thurston County residents to pay their 2019 second half property taxes is Thursday, October 31, 2019. Residents can pay online, in-person, or by mail. 

Thurston County is Accepting Applications for Two Historic Preservation Grants

​Thurston County is currently accepting grant applications for two separate grants for historic preservation organizations in Thurston County. Organizations can apply for the Phase II Heritage Grant Program and the History Book Grant Program for the local history book Water, Woods, and Prairies.

Commissioner Seek Volunteers for Advisory Boards

​The Board of County Commissioners continue to see citizen volunteers to fill vacancies on the 22 advisory boards, commissions, committees, and councils. 

Addressing Homelessness As A Region

​On June 14, 2018, the Thurston County Board of Health (BoH) declared homelessness a public health crisis in Thurston County. Learn more about what Thurston County is doing to address homelessness at the links below.

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