King County Archives
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Frequently Requested Records
August 1991-present Recorder’s Office copy request form (PDF format)
1853- July 31, 1991 Archives copy request form (PDF format)
1855-1989 Order online: Washington State Digital Archives
Historical house photographs
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Our mission is to collect, preserve, and provide access to historical County records
...to document the history of King County's land, people, culture, and governance
...to foster appreciation and understanding of King County's ongoing history
...and to support civic engagement and transparency in King County government.