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
On April 30, 2019, the Board of County Commissioners voted to add a ballot proposition to increase the levy of the regular property tax to fund a new Courthouse and Regional Administrative Building during the April 28, 2020 election. The ballot requires a simple majority to pass. 

The Thurston County Fair Returns July 31 - August 4
Fair week is almost here! The Thurston County Fair opens at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31. Advance purchase discounts on admission passes and carnival ride armbands are available now at www.thurstoncountyfair.org, or at the Thurston County Fair Office. The fair is also the perfect place for vendors to get noticed and get customers! Vendors throughout the South Sound can reserve a booth at this year's fair now.
Public Hearing Set for Proposed Updates to the Capital Facilities Plan
The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Thurston County Courthouse, Bldg 1, Rm. 280 to take comments on proposed updates to Thurston County’s Comprehensive Plan Appendix G- Capital Improvement Program. Appendix G of the Comprehensive Plan is the county's Capital Improvement Program, which describes the county's expenditures and revenues for capital facilities during the coming six-year period; it is updated annually.

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