Kitsap County, Washington

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Kitsap County
Kitsap County Courthouse
Kitsap County Courthouse
Map of Washington highlighting Kitsap 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°38′N 122°39′W / 47.64°N 122.65°W / 47.64; -122.65Coordinates: 47°38′N 122°39′W / 47.64°N 122.65°W / 47.64; -122.65
Country United States
State Washington
FoundedJanuary 16, 1857
Named forChief Kitsap
SeatPort Orchard
Largest cityBremerton
Area
 • Total566 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Land395 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Water171 sq mi (440 km2)  30%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total251,133
 • Estimate 
(2019)
271,473
 • Density644/sq mi (249/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.kitsapgov.com

Kitsap County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. The county seat is Port Orchard. 251,133 people lived there at the 2010 census. The county was founded on January 16, 1857.