Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County WA, United States. In 2010 the population was 9,110 people, an increase of 9.3% over 2000 census. The total city area is 24.50 km2 (9.46 ml2). Port Townsend is the county seat and single incorporated city of Jefferson County.
The city is famous for its Victorian buildings from late 19th century heyday, annual cultural events, and as maritime center for boatbuilders and related crafts and industries, in additions to natural scenery at the northeast tip of Olympic Peninsula. Port Townsend Historic District is a United States' National Historic Landmark District.
In addition to road links available to the west and south, Port Townsend is easily accessible via ferry from Washington State Ferry system. Currently, ferries go from Port Townsend ferry terminal to Coupeville WA, on Whidbey Island.
The largest private employer in Port Townsend is the Paper Mill. Jefferson Healthcare is the largest employer overall (private and public). It operates Jefferson Healthcare Hospital. Port Townsend features the following major industries: maritime trades, tourism, timber and manufacturing.
Highlights: Puget Sound, Seattle, Olympic National Park
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