Thurston County People Search

Search for Thurston County WA people. A people search can help you locate people, find family members, check criminal history, criminal records, perform genealogical research, find birth records, death records, proof of identity, divorce records, marriage records, historical records, locate ancestors, property ownership records, and more.


Clerk Offices maintain important documents for their jurisdiction, usually at the county or local level. These records include a number of important sources for locating people and gaining information about a subject. Vital records, for example, provide information on a person's birth, marriage, divorce, and death, as well as any children. Clerks may also keep records on taxes, property assessments, estates and wills, and even voter registration and election results. When performing a people search, a Clerk Office website is an important resource.

Lacey City Clerk Lacey WA 420 College Street Southeast 98503 360-491-3214

Thurston County Clerk Olympia WA 2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest 98502 360-786-5430


Police Departments are law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order in society. They also keep several records on individuals who have interacted with the police, including criminal records such as arrests, warrants, convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide information that can be important when performing a people search, particularly as part of a criminal background check. Police Department records list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate a person who has moved frequently. Police Departments may provide online access to their records.

Lacey Police Lacey WA 420 College Street Southeast 98503 360-459-4333

Olympia Police Department Olympia WA 900 Plum Street Southeast 98501 360-753-8300

Rainier Police Department Rainier WA 102 Rochester Street East 98576 360-446-2245

Tenino Police Department Tenino WA 358 McClellan Street Southeast 98589 360-264-2626

Tumwater Police Department Tumwater WA 555 Israel Road Southwest 98501 360-754-4200

Yelm Police Department Yelm WA 118 Mosman Avenue Southeast 98597 360-458-5701


Courts act to resolve legal disputes as part of their judicial function. They also maintain a number of records on individuals, including criminal records such as any arrests, trials, convictions, and court sentences. These can range from serious criminal felonies to traffic court violations. Court records provide a range of information that can be important for performing a people search, such as civil cases like divorce and adoption, as well as a person's criminal history, which can be important for a background check. Courts operate at the federal, state, and local level, and they may provide access to their records online.

Lacey Traffic Court Lacey WA 420 College Street Southeast 98503 360-491-3211

Olympia Municipal Court Olympia WA 909 8th Avenue Southeast 98501 360-753-8312

Tenino Municipal Court Tenino WA 149 Hodgden Street South 98589 360-264-4157

Thurston County Court Olympia WA 2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest 98502 360-786-5450

Thurston Superior Court Olympia WA 2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest 98502 360-786-5560

Tumwater Municipal Court Tumwater WA 555 Israel Road Southwest 98501 360-754-4190

Yelm Municipal Court Yelm WA 206 McKenzie Avenue Southwest 98597 360-458-3242


Archives preserve documents that are historically significant. These records can include a number of documents that can be useful when performing a people search, including birth certificates, death certificates, financial records, photographs, historical maps, and sometimes even letters or other personal documents. These records can be useful when performing a people search as part of genealogical research, as some Archives keep documents that date back to before the founding of the United States. Archives may provide online access to their records.

Olympia State Archive Olympia WA 1129 Washington Street Southeast 98501 360-586-1492

Washington Vital Records Archive Tumwater WA 101 Israel Road Southeast 98501 360-236-4300


Historical Societies preserve documents that have historic value. They may be organized around a certain area, a particular group of people, or a particular historical event. Historical Societies may keep a range of documents on individuals, including vital records, letters, photographs, and other historical documents. These records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when performing genealogical research. Historical Societies may provide online access to some of their records.

Rainier Historical Society Rainier WA 207 Centre Street 98576 360-446-1040


Assessors determine the value of taxable property within their jurisdiction, often at the county or local level, in order to assess property taxes owed by the property's owners. As part of this responsibility, the Assessor Office maintains a range of documents on individuals, such as records of the property they own, the property taxes they owe, and any history of foreclosures, tax liens, or violations. These records can be useful for understanding a person's property ownership history, and they can typically be accessed on the Assessor Office website.

Thurston County Assessor's Office Olympia WA 2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest 98502 360-867-2200


Marriage License Offices issue marriage certificates and maintain records on marriage for a county or local government. These documents include information on the couple's marriage, such as names, dates of birth, names of parents, and the date and location of the wedding. Marriage records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when searching for people who may have changed their names, and they are also useful for genealogical research. Marriage License Offices may provide online access to their marriage licenses as well as marriage license applications.

Thurston County Marriage License Olympia WA 2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest 98502 360-786-5405

Washington Marriage License Olympia WA Washington Dept. Of Health, Center For Health Statistics, P.O. Box 9709 360-236-4300


Sheriff Departments are law enforcement agencies responsible for maintaining order, typically for a county or local jurisdiction. They also keep multiple records on individuals who have a criminal history, including arrest records, warrants, criminal and civil convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide important information for a people search, particularly when performing a criminal background check. The records at the Sheriff Department list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate someone who moves frequently. Sheriff Departments may provide online access to their records.

Thurston County Sheriff's Office Olympia WA 2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest 98502 360-786-5500