Port Townsend, Washington

city in and county seat of Jefferson County, Washington, United States

Port Townsend /ˈtnzənd/ is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. The population was 10,148 at the 2020 United States Census. It is the county seat and only incorporated city of Jefferson County.[3]

Port Townsend
The heart of downtown Port Townsend, seen from the water
The heart of downtown Port Townsend, seen from the water
Location of Port Townsend, Washington
Location of Port Townsend, Washington
Coordinates: 48°6′59″N 122°46′31″W / 48.11639°N 122.77528°W / 48.11639; -122.77528Coordinates: 48°6′59″N 122°46′31″W / 48.11639°N 122.77528°W / 48.11639; -122.77528
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyJefferson
Incorporated1851
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • City ManagerJohn Mauro
Area
 • Total7.35 sq mi (19.05 km2)
 • Land6.94 sq mi (17.98 km2)
 • Water0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
Elevation
131 ft (40 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total10,148
 • Density1,416.16/sq mi (546.75/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
ZIP code
98368
Area code(s)360
FIPS code53-55855
GNIS feature ID1524589[2]
Websitewww.cityofpt.us

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. "Port Townsend". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.