200 Million


Guess the date of major milestone:
Digital Archives to reach 200 millionth record



The Washington State Archives, Digital Archives has 195,967,842 records, as of August 8, 2017. With the volume of records we anticipate in the coming weeks and months, we will cross the 200 million milestone in the near future.

The first person to guess the correct, exact date, when we reach the 200 millionth record, will win an AncestryDNA kit!

You must be a subscriber to our Out of the Archives newsletter to enter. All entries are submitted via e-mail.

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Employees of the Washington State Office of the Secretary of State and their immediate family members are excluded from the contest. A winner will be announced within two business days of a winner becoming apparent. Each entrant is limited to one entry. Winner will be notified by e-mail. All entries are submitted by e-mail. A valid guess/entry will consist of a date containing month, day and year. If you submit an entry and you are not subscribed to the Washington State Archives newsletter, the e-mail address used for entry will be automatically subscribed to the monthly newsletter.