Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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Tax-Title Property Sale Information

​Thurston County holds our tax-title property sale via the internet facilitated by bid4assets.com

A minimum bid will be solicited for each property. This bid must include all taxes, interest, penalties, and costs. The auction is electronic and full payment is due according to the terms noted at the bid web site. In-person payment is by cash or certified funds. All other settlement is by cash wire. A deposit will be required to bid on any and all properties offered for sale.

The successful bidder will receive a Tax-Title Deed without any expressed or implied warranty. Thurston County does not warrant any property suitable for any use, nor do they make any claims regarding easements, covenants, or restrictions. All parcels are sold "as is" and all sales are final. Potential purchasers should seek the advice of a real estate attorney if additional information is needed.

Thurston County does not issue Tax Lien Certificates as Washington state is not a Tax Lien state.

Any questions about the tax-title sale process should be directed to Eric Sullivan, Revenue Officer for the Thurston County Treasurer's Office, at 360-786-5548 or via email.