Register of Deeds

Under the authority of Chapters 59.43 and 69 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Register of Deeds is the custodian of real estate land records. Recorded real estate documents are a matter of public record and can be inspected by anyone during regular business hours or available online.

Vital records are protected and only available to the person named on the record, immediate family member or an agent representing the person named in the record. 



Contact Us

  • Sharon A. MartinRegister of Deeds

    Register of Deeds

    Washington County Government Center
    Suite 2084
    432 East Washington Street
    West Bend , WI 53095

    (View Map)

    Phone:262-335-4320Fax:262-335-4884Email: Washington Co ROD

    Days Available:Monday-FridayHours Available:8:00am - 4:30pmAfter hours 4:30-6:00pm on Mondays; call for appointment.

  • Holiday ScheduleRegister of Deeds

    The Washington County Courthouse will be closed on the following days:

    New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1, 2021
    Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021
    Fourth of July, Monday, July 5, 2021
    Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2021
    Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, 2021
    Day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 26, 2021
    Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 23, 2021
    Christmas Day, Friday, December 24, 2021

    Last Recording day of 2021 – Wednesday, December 29, 2021
    (Courthouse open-all documents must be received before 4:00 pm)

    New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 30, 2021
    New Year’s Day, Friday, December 31, 2021

  • After hours 4:30-6:00pm on Mondays; call for appointment.

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Vital Records

  • Birth 
  • Death
  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Vital Verification
  • Genealogy


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Land Records

  • Document Recording
  • Online Searching
  • Historical Maps
  • Fraud Alert