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
The Commissioners passed the ordinance providing 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. 

Construction on Mullen Road Project Starts December 9

Construction on a mile-long stretch of Mullen Rd., located between Timberline High School and Carpenter Rd., is set to begin Monday, December 9, 2019 – more than 3 weeks ahead of schedule. Construction is expected to take two years to complete, and includes a widened road with dedicated bicycle lanes, sidewalks, lighting, and crosswalks, along with a new roundabout at Mullen Rd. and Carpenter Rd., and a left turn lane on to Mullen Rd. at Glen Terra Dr. 

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.

Family and Juvenile Court to Celebrate National Adoption Day Nov. 21
Media and the public are invited to join in Thurston County’s 15th year celebrating National Adoption Day. Thurston County’s Family and Juvenile Court will hold a special event to celebrate all families who adopt and help raise awareness of the 2,167+ legally free children in Washington State foster care awaiting a forever family. 
What:   National Adoption Day
When:  Thursday, November 21, 2019, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Family and Juvenile Court 2801 32nd Avenue SW, Tumwater, WA 98512

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. 

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