Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United
States. The population was 9,113 at the 2010 census, an increase of 9.3% over
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