College Ave. #300
Clerk has marriage records from 1845;
records from 1828;
Circuit Court has divorce, court & land records
library has cemetery records
by: Janet Zengel Messer
Washington County Courthouse
College Avenue, Suite 202
Telephone & Fax Numbers
County Archives is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Washington
County Courthouse in the areas
housing the Circuit Clerk's and County Clerk's offices.
are Monday through Friday 8:00-4:30.
& Financial Records include records of both the County Court and Quorum
Court, as well as Legislative Audit
Budgets, General Accounts Ledgers, and Warrant Registers. Administrative
& Financial Records illustrate
County's policy and financial history from 1835 to the present.
Records include records of the Circuit Court, as well as records of the
Chancery and Probate Courts. Beginning with
these records contain information on civil and criminal cases, as
well as divorces, property disputes, and disputes
the estates of deceased individuals.
houses Civil, Criminal, and Chancery Court Files through 1995 & Probate
Files through 1953.
include Original Entry Records, Deed and Mortgage Records, and Surveys.
They begin with the formation of
County. There is original and microfilm copies of Land Records through
& Registrations include records such as Incorporation Records, Medical,
Practitioners' Licenses, Military Discharge Records, & Marriage Licenses.
Earliest marriages are from 1845.
Records of the Washington County Board of Education, which closed June
30, 2000, include Annual Reports, Minutes of
of Education, and School District Census Records. The earliest record is
from 1852 and the most recent is from
School Census Records, which enumerate students of each school district,
cover the years 1928-1978.
Assessment Records begin with 1866 and include both Personal Property and
Real Estate Tax Records. Personal Property
are available in this office through 1996. Real Estate Tax Records are
available through 1985. For information on
property ownership and taxes, please contact the Assessor's and Collector's