National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington state

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This is a list of properties and historic districts in Washington that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places . There are at least three listings in each of Washington's 39 counties.


The National Register of Historic Places recognizes buildings, structures, objects, sites, and districts of national, state, or local historic significance across the United States. [1] Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide, [2] more than 1,500 are in Washington.

    This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted December 22, 2023. [3]

Current listings by county

The following are tallies of current listings by county. [lower-alpha 1]

Beverly Railroad Bridge, in Kittitas County Milwaukee Road Bridge, Beverly WA.jpg
Beverly Railroad Bridge, in Kittitas County
Arthur Foss, in King County Tugboat Arthur Foss 04.jpg
Arthur Foss, in King County
Teapot Dome Service Station, in Yakima County Teapot Dome Service Station.JPG
Teapot Dome Service Station, in Yakima County
R. A. Long High School, in Cowlitz County RALongHS.jpg
R. A. Long High School, in Cowlitz County
The Wells House, in Chelan County Wenatchee, WA - Wells House 02.jpg
The Wells House, in Chelan County
County# of Listings
1 Adams 12
2 Asotin 8
3 Benton 15
4 Chelan 48
5 Clallam 49
6 Clark 45
7 Columbia 20
8 Cowlitz 32
9 Douglas 25
10 Ferry 13
11 Franklin 16
12 Garfield 3
13 Grant 11
14 Grays Harbor 22
15 Island 16
16 Jefferson 80
17.1 King: Seattle 220
17.2 King: Other 92
17.3King County: Total312
18 Kitsap 21
19 Kittitas 25
20 Klickitat 12
21 Lewis 41
22 Lincoln 11
23 Mason 18
24 Okanogan 17
25 Pacific 19
26 Pend Oreille 9
27 Pierce 192
28 San Juan 19
29 Skagit 29
30 Skamania 6
31 Snohomish 50
32 Spokane 154
33 Stevens 25
34 Thurston 66
35 Wahkiakum 5
36 Walla Walla 34
37 Whatcom 74
38 Whitman 36
39 Yakima 71
(duplicates):(21) [lower-alpha 2]
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Grays River Covered Bridge, in Wahkiakum County Grays River Covered Bridge.jpg
Grays River Covered Bridge, in Wahkiakum County
Snoqualmie Falls, in King County Snoqualmie Falls in June 2008.JPG
Snoqualmie Falls, in King County
Washington State Capitol Historic District in Thurston County WACapitolLegislativeBldg.jpg
Washington State Capitol Historic District in Thurston County
First Congregational Church, in Spokane County First Congregational Spokane.JPG
First Congregational Church, in Spokane County


  1. These counts are based on entries in the National Register Information Database as of April 24, 2008 and new weekly listings posted since then on the National Register of Historic Places web site. There are frequent additions to the listings and occasional delistings and the counts here are approximate and not official. New entries are added to the official Register on a weekly basis. Also, the counts in this table exclude boundary increase and decrease listings which only modify the area covered by an existing property or district, although carrying a separate National Register reference number.
  2. Several historic resources in Washington are included on multiple county lists:

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  1. Andrus, Patrick W.; Shrimpton, Rebecca H.; et al. (2002), How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation, National Register Bulletin, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior , retrieved June 20, 2014.
  2. National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Program: Research , retrieved January 28, 2015.
  3. National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved December 22, 2023.

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