Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Webcam shows a view from the Port Townsend Court House. Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. The population was 8,334 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat and only incorporated city of Jefferson County. In addition to its natural scenery at the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula, the city is also known for the many Victorian buildings remaining from its late 19th-century heyday, numerous annual cultural events, and as a maritime center for independent boatbuilders and related industries and crafts. The Port Townsend Historic District is a U.S. National Historic Landmark District. Port Townsend is noted for a vast collection of Victorian homes and significant historical buildings. The city has more than a dozen larger buildings that are well preserved, including the Carnegie Library, the Federal Building (now commonly known simply as the city's post office), the Rose Theatre and the Elks Lodge, which now houses Silverwater Cafe. The sign entering town calls Port Townsend a "Victorian Seaport and Arts Community." By and large Port Townsend proclaims itself to be an artist haven, downtown there are many galleries and two artist collectives. View the Port Townsend Webcam

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