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Jefferson County Vital Records

County Records of Births, Marriages and Deaths

Marriage records are available from 1872 until the present. Jefferson County began keeping birth and death records in 1891. Records through 1906 are available at the County Auditor's office.

Jefferson County Auditor
   1820 Jefferson Street
   PO Box 563
   Port Townsend WA 98368
   (360) 385-9116
   (800) 831-2678 ext. 116
   Fax: (360) 385-9228

State Records of Births and Deaths

Jefferson County birth and death records have been kept by the state since July 1, 1907. Marriage and divorce records have been kept by the state beginning January 1, 1968.

Washington State Department of Health
   Center for Health Statistics
   PO Box 9709
   Olympia, WA 98507-9709
   General: (360) 236-4313
   Information: (360) 236-4300
   Fax: (360) 352-2586

Delayed Birth Records

Individuals who did not have a birth certificate may have applied for a delayed birth certificate at a superior court or at the State Department of Health. The state began keeping delayed birth records in 1907.

Jefferson County Genealogical Society Records

Jefferson County Genealogical Society has compiled information on:
Births, starting in the 1850s
Marriages, starting in 1866
Delayed birth registrations, starting in 1873

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Maintained by Phil Kohl, Jefferson County coordinator.
Revised: 17 March 2008
Copyright © 1998-2017 Philip H. Kohl