Whatcom County Probate Records

Search for Whatcom County WA probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Whatcom County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Whatcom County WA. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Whatcom County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Whatcom County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Whatcom County probate records through a searchable database.

Lynden City Clerk Lynden WA 300 4th Street 98264 360-354-1170

Whatcom County Clerk Bellingham WA 311 Grand Avenue 98225 360-676-6777


Whatcom County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Whatcom County WA. During a Whatcom County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Whatcom County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Whatcom County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Whatcom County probate records.

Bellingham Municipal Court Bellingham WA 2014 C Street 98225 360-778-8150

Blaine Municipal Court Blaine WA 344 H Street 98230 360-332-8311

Everson Municipal Court Everson WA 111 West Main Street 98247 360-966-3411

Ferndale Municipal Court Ferndale WA 5694 2nd Avenue 98248 360-384-2827

Lynden Municipal Court Lynden WA 300 4th Street 98264 360-354-4270

Sumas Municipal Court Sumas WA 433 Cherry Street 98295 360-988-5711

Whatcom County Court Bellingham WA 311 Grand Avenue 98225 360-676-6770

Whatcom Superior Court Bellingham WA 311 Grand Avenue 98225 360-676-6777


Whatcom County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Whatcom County WA. This may include Whatcom County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Whatcom County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Whatcom County probate records through searchable databases.

Bellingham Northwest Regional Archive Bellingham WA 808 25th Street 98225 360-650-3125