Jefferson County, Washington

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Jefferson County
Jefferson County Courthouse in Port Townsend
Jefferson County Courthouse in Port Townsend
Map of Washington highlighting Jefferson County
Location within the U.S. state of Washington
Map of the United States highlighting Washington
Washington's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°50′N 123°35′W / 47.84°N 123.58°W / 47.84; -123.58
Country United States
State Washington
FoundedDecember 22, 1852
Named forThomas Jefferson
SeatPort Townsend
Largest cityPort Townsend
 • Total2,183 sq mi (5,650 km2)
 • Land1,804 sq mi (4,670 km2)
 • Water379 sq mi (980 km2)  17%
 • Total32,977
 • Density17/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district6th

Jefferson County is a county in Washington in the United States. The county seat is Port Townsend. At the 2020 census, 32,977 people lived there.[1]

The county is named after US President Thomas Jefferson.

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Jefferson County, Washington". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.