skip to main content

King County Recorder's Office

King County Recorder's Office
500 Fourth Ave., Suite 430
Seattle, WA 98104

206-205-8396 FAX

(Available Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time)

Search the indexes using various selection criteria. Indexed documents include land records, marriage records, surveys, real estate excise tax affidavits and general documents recorded with the King County Recorder's Office. In general, the indexes on this site begin in 1976. Pre-1976 indexes are on microfilm and are available for research at the King County Archives.

Images of most documents are available on this site from August 1, 1991 to present, except for restricted documents which are not available online. For copies of any documents that are not online, please contact the King County Archives.

Marriage indexes on this site are only available from 1979 to present, but no images are online. For marriages between 1855 and 1989, please visit the Washington State Digital Archives (external link).

Images for plats (1853-present) and surveys (1973-present) are available for all years and can be searched under Maps.

*Records Search requires a JavaScript enabled browser.

Searching by address is not an available search criteria.  To obtain a parcel number of an address, please perform a search on the King County Parcel Viewer site: 

Official Public Records Disclaimer
Information found on this website is public and provided as a public service and is not certified for its authenticity. Downloaded images are not certified as being true and correct copies of the instruments filed and recorded with the King County Recorder's Office.