Jefferson County

Overview

Named after Thomas Jefferson, this county spans the Olympic Peninsula and has only one incorporated city: Port Townsend.

Tell your story about Jefferson County

There is so much to explore in Washington State. Help us discover all that makes our state so beautiful.

 

 Topic Areas:

  • Share your favorite story about Jefferson County
  • Destinations
  • Roadside attractions
  • Events/Festivals
  • Recreational activities
  • History

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Visiting Fort Worden

Visiting Fort Worden

A strategic point of view, the high bluffs just north of Port Townsend, WA, are occupied by Fort Worden State Park and Point Wilson Lighthouse and have served as both look out and safe harbor for indigenous cultures and wartime sailors over the millennia. Now serving...

Spending a Weekend in Olympic National Park

Spending a Weekend in Olympic National Park

Considering the seemingly never-ending natural beauty of Washington State, it is sometimes easy to forget about the wonders of the Olympic Peninsula. Sprawling nearly one million acres, Olympic National Park contains three distinct ecosystems - glaciated mountains,...

Spending a Day in Port Townsend

Spending a Day in Port Townsend

If you haven’t experienced the stunning town of Port Townsend just yet, it’s time to add it to your list. It's a magical sea town with historic architecture, stunning views and many shops and restaurants. If you’re planning a trip to the area, use these ideas to help...

The Hoh Rain Forest go and explore

The Hoh Rain Forest go and explore

We've all heard the opinion that western Washington is almost perpetually grey and rainy. While that may be the case in winter months, most of the west side is quite temperate and beautiful for much of the rest of the year.  However, when it comes to one special west...

Port Townsend Farmers Market

Port Townsend Farmers Market

Port Townsend Farmers Market The Port Townsend Farmers Market in Port Townsend, Washington is a local event that you have to visit at least once. Of course, if you visit the farmers market once, you’ll want to do it over and over again! Get addicted to the delicious...