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King County, Washington

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The King County Courthouse is located at 516 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104; phone: 206-296-0109.

King County was established December 22, 1852 and was named for William Rufus DeVane King [1786-1853] who served for about 6 weeks as Vice President of the U.S. (under Franklin Pierce). King was known to have been terminally ill when elected.

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