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The Third Avenue entrance to the King County Courthouse is temporarily closed. Please use the Fourth Avenue entrance.  
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The King County Courthouse is a full-service court facility serving north and east King County. It is located on Third Avenue in downtown Seattle between James and Yesler. 

Street Address:
516 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Mailing Address:
King County Superior Court
516 Third Avenue, Room C-203
Seattle, WA 98104

Days and Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

How to Get There:  MAP

This brochure describes where to go for specific court services in the King County Courthouse.

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
Request an accommodation by completing a Request for Reasonable Accommodation form. Instructions included.

Most people with disabilities have someone drop them off at the facility's Third Avenue entrance. Limited disability parking is available in the Goat Hill Parking Garage (415 6th Avenue). ADA stalls are available on all levels of the garage except 4 and 9. Exit onto 5th Avenue, cross 5th, and proceed to the 500 block to enter the King County Administration Building. Take the elevator to the lowest level (marked as "T" in the elevator) and use the tunnel to enter the courthouse. 

Security Screening
Every court facility has security screening. These items are prohibited from King County court facilities. Watch a video describing security screening at courthouse entryways.

Childcare
Childcare is not available at the King County Courthouse.

Food
A snack shop on the 1st floor serves food. Vending machines are in the 1st floor jury assembly room. 

Learn more about the History of the King County Courthouse.

The King County Courthouse (Seattle) 3rd Avenue entrance is closed due to construction. It will remain closed through July 26. Please use the 4th Avenue entrance on the west side of 4th Avenue. Visitors can also use the King County Administration Building to enter the courthouse. Enter the Admin Building on 4th Avenue or 5th Avenue and take the elevator to "T" Tunnel.