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Adams County, WA Public Records

Superior Court
PO Box 187
Ritzville, WA 99169-0187 www.co.adams.wa.us/departments/su...
Hours: 8:30AM-N, 1-4:30PM PST
P: 509-659-3257
F: 509-659-0118
Couriers: 210 W Broadway
Ritzville, WA 99169
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Eviction, Family, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoption, paternity, mental health, sex offenders (victims) records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number.
Ritzville District Court
210 W Broadway
Ritzville, WA 99169 www.co.adams.wa.us/departments/co...
Hours: 8:30AM-N, 1-4:30PM PST
P: 509-659-1002
F: 509-659-0118
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $100,000, Small Claims, Evictions, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No sealed, juvenile, adoption, paternity, mental health, sex offenders (victims) or (sometimes) DUI records released
Othello District Court
425 E Main St
Othello, WA 99344 www.co.adams.wa.us/departments/co...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM PST
P: 509-488-3935
F: 509-488-3480
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $100,000, Small Claims, Evictions, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No sealed, juvenile, adoption, paternity, mental health, sex offenders (victims) or (sometimes) DUI records released
Record searches are often referred to Washington State Patrol 360-705-5100. This court houses the Othello Municipal Court.
Othello Municipal Court - See Othello District Court
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Ordinances, Traffic
See Othello District Court
Ritzville Municipal Court - (Consolidated, see Ritzville District Court)
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Ordinances, Traffic
See Ritzville District Court.

Adams County, WA Vital Records

Contact the Adams County Office of the County Auditor if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Adams County
County Auditor
210 W Broadway, #200
Ritzville, WA 9169 www.co.adams.wa.us/departments/au...
8:30AM-4:30PM PST
Phone: 509-659-3247
Fax: 509-659-3254

Adams County Vital Certificates

Adams County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

Get a vital certificate.

Adams County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,924.96 sq mi
Population (2009): 17,732
  • Females: 48.7%
  • White: 92.8%
  • Black/African American: 1.2%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 57.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 40.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,304
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 22.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 43.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 17.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 63.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 3.09
Housing Units (2000): 5,773
Homeownership Rate (2000): 68.4%
Migration Flow to Adams County, WA from (2007-2008):

Adams County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $288,293
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $16,742
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,436
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $4,817
  • Retail Trade: $16,742
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $47,861
  • Farms: $27,055
  • Government: $66,336
Employed (2000): 6,490
Unemployed (2000): 616
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,257
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,440
Local Government Revenue (2007): $83,112 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $36,238 (thou. dol.)

Adams County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 417
  • Per 1,000 population: 24.6
Deaths (2007): 111
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 5
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.0

Adams County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 57
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 9
  • Robbery: 5
  • Aggravated Assault: 43
Property Crimes (2008): 896
  • Burglary: 183
  • Larceny-Theft: 631
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 82

Adams County Genealogy Records