Skagit County, Washington
Skagit County was founded on November 28, 1883 from Whatcom County.
Skagit County vital records can be found at the Washington Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Washington for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Skagit County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Washington Birth or Death Certificate and Marriage or Divorce Certificate Applications to mail.
Skagit County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Skagit County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Washington State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Washington State Archives, Northwest Regional Branch , Western Washington University, MS-9123 , 25th St and Bill McDonald Parkway. Phone: 1-360-650-7930.
- Skagit Valley Genealogical Society, PO Box 715, Conway, WA 98238-0715.
- Anacortes Museum Foundation & Museum, 1305 8th, Anacortes, WA 98221. Phone: 360-293-1915.
- Sedro-Wooley Museum , 725 Murdock St, Sedro-Wooley, WA 98284. Phone: 360-855-2390.
- Skagit County Historical Museum, PO Box 818, 501 S Fourth, LaConner, WA 98257. Phone: 360-466-3365.
- Mt Vernon Family History Center Library, 1700 Hazel St, Mt Vernon, WA. Phone: 360-424-7723..
- Skagit County, Washington Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Skagit County, Washington Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- Washington State Digital Archives (digitalarchives.wa.gov)
- USGenWeb Archives for Skagit County (usgwarchives.net)
Skagit County Courthouse and Government Records
Genealogist often forget the benefits of Skagit County court, probate, and land files as a source of genealogy information and facts. Buried away in Washington courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and frustrations of countless Washington men and women.
The possibilities are great that your ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least a few factors of their lives in the Skagit County court records. Even if your forebears is not discussed in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods which could have lead to her or him appearing in court records.
The dates pointed out below could be the first noted records for this particular county.
- Skagit County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: Administrative Building, 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon WA 98273
- Courthouse hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
- Skagit County Auditor
- Birth and Death Records: 1891 to 1907
- Marriage Records: 1891
- Land Records: 1872
- Skagit County Clerk
- Court Records: 1884
- Probate Records: 1878
Skagit County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Skagit County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a fee. This is simply a directory that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to present your own favorite Skagit County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.