Washington Genealogy & LDS Family History Centers

The great state of Washington boasts a diverse history, and many that live in the state have an interest in learning more about their family history in the area. To get the information you need to effectively trace your genealogy, visit a Washington family history center in your area. These centers are direct offshoots of the extensive Family History Library in Utah, and provide access to many of the resources available through this facility. Members of the Washington LDS church staff the centers and provide visitors with the guidance and training they need to research and learn more about their family trees.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to [email protected]


Colville Washington Stake Center
261 Juniper
Colville, Washington 99114
(509) 684-6642

Elma WA Stake FHC
702 E Main St
Elma, Washington 98541
(360) 482-5982
Notes: Specialize in Wa. State

Federal Way Family History Center
34815 Weyerhauser Wy S
Federal Way, Washington 98001
(253) 874-3803
Notes: Call ahead to reserve computers

Kirkland Family History Center
7910 NE 132nd St
Kirkland, Washington 98034
(425) 821-3939

Lynnwood Family History Center
22015 48th Ave W
Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
(425) 776-6678

North Seattle Statke Family History Center
5701 8th Ave NE
Seattle, Washington 98105
(206) 522-1233

Puyallup South Stake
13420 94th Ave E
Puyallup, Washington 98375
(253) 840-1673

Puyallup Washington Stake Family History Center
512 Valley Ave
Summer, Washington 98390
(206) 863-3383

Selah Family History Center
702 N 1st St
Selah, Washington 98942
(509) 697-9527
Notes: Great volunteers! Very helpful!

Snohomish Washington Family History Center
10120 Chapel Hill Rd
Lake Stevens, Washington 98258
(425) 334-0754

Yakima Family History Center
1006 S 16th Ave
Yakima, Washington 98902
(509) 452-3626

Yelm FHC
14023 Clark Rd SE
Yelm, Washington 98597
(360) 458-2460

North Bend Building
527 Mt Si Blvd
North Bend, Washington
(425) 888-1098
Notes: Volunteers Needed

Auburn Stake Center
625 M St
Auburn, Washington 98002
(206) 735-2009
Notes: Great volunteers!

Bremerton WA Family History Center
2225 Perry Ave
Bremerton, Washington 98310
(360) 479-9370

Seattle Stake Center of the Chursh of Jesus Christ
14020 Ambaum Blvd SW
Burien, Washington 98166

Centralia WA Family History Center
2195 Jackson Hwy
Chehalis, Washington 98532
(360) 748-1516

Selah WA Family History Center
1700 Brick Rd
Ellensburg, Washington 98926
(509) 926-5192
Notes: Extra Cd-rom resources & large microfiche collection

Maple Valley WA Family History Center
26800 236th Pl SE
Maple Valley, Washington 98038
(425) 413-7566

Mount Vernon WA Family History Center
1700 Hazel St
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
(360) 424-7723

Othello WA Family History Center
12th & E Rainer St
Othello, Washington 99344
(509) 488-6142

Port Angeles WA Family History Center
591 Monroe Rd
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
(360) 452-1521

Port Townsend WA Family History Center
Hwy 19 - Chimacum
Port Townsend, Washington 98368
(360) 385-2604

Richland WA Family History Center
1314 Goethals
Richland, Washington 99352
(509) 949-6637

Shelton WA Family History Center
12th St & Connection St
Shelton, Washington 98584
(360) 426-2805
Notes: Call to schedule computer access

Silverdale WA Family History Center
9256 Nels Nelson Rd
Silverdale, Washington 98310
(360) 698-5552

US Family History Center
919 N Pines Rd
Spokane, Washington 99206
(509) 926-0551

Spokane North Family History Center
401 W Regina
Spokane, Washington 99208
(509) 466-4633

Tacoma WA Family History Center
5941 S 12th St
Tacoma, Washington 98465
(206) 564-1103

Vancouver WA North Family History Center
11101 NE 119th St
Vancouver, Washington 98662
(360) 573-7881

Walla Walla WA Family History Center
1821 S 2nd Ave
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
(509) 529-9211

Washington Genealogy Resources

Washington State Digital Archives has a tremendous online collection available: 2.4 million records! From the top menu, Search and Collections are the most helpful beginning tools. Their prison records may include all correspondence to, from, and about the subject for a very reasonable copying fee, send as PDF via email. Contact the Washington State Archives directly for additional information.

The Washington State Library has a great (free) Ask-A-Librarian service. They will provide copies of newspaper obituaries! It does take six weeks to get a response, so be prepared to wait. Although it is free, donations are appreciated.

Washington State Department of Health
Center for Health Statistics
101 Israel Rd SE
PO Box 47814
Olympia, WA 98504-7814

Washington State Genealogical Society
1901 S 12th Ave
Union Gap, WA 98903-1256

Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 1826
Spokane, WA 99210-1826

Washington State Historical Society
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

Washington State Library
Point Plaza East
6880 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater
PO Box 42460
Olympia WA 98504-2460

Washington Genealogy Websites

Cyndi's List - Washington State

Linkpendium: Washington State

Washington State USGenWeb

FamilySearch Wiki - Washington State

Washington Record Collections

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