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Jefferson County Courthouse

Port Townsend, WA
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Ranked #11 of 19 Attractions in Port Townsend
Type: Architectural Buildings
Description: A historical courthouse dating back to 1892.
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Poole, United Kingdom
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365 reviews 365 reviews
240 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

It's quite imposing and you can see it quite well as you come in on the ferry. To me it has almost a Victorian look but it is apparently Romanesque. Stop and take a look if in Port Townsend.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is a wonderful building to look at. Go and check it out and just enjoy it's beauty. A work of art, but watch out for the time, if it is on the hour or half hour, the clock bells are really, really loud.

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MORENO VALLEY
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312 reviews 312 reviews
119 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Incredible Historic building at the top of the hill. Only saw this from the outside on a weekend, right when the sun was going down. Quite the structure. Stop and take a good look at it.

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Seattle, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

You can't miss it ! This is a very large gorgeous historic building , built in the late 1800's . It sits on a hill(uptown) overlooking Port Townsend Bay ...gorgeous views. This is where all county business gets done . The clock tower is lit up at night too , and bells ring to announce the time . Right down... More

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Port Townsend, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This old Victorian building is a beauty to behold. Drive around it and enjoy how well it was built. The inside is dated and needs some upgrading, but that does not detract from this centerpiece for Port Townsend.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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169 reviews 169 reviews
60 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Old building, Fast service. A Courthouse with class. And the staff is helpful. Amazing. Jefferson County is small but a great county to live in.

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new westminster
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181 reviews 181 reviews
78 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

great architechiture and right locate at the old historic downtown of port townsend. close to the waterfront pier and some other attractions, this is a beautiful building and people working there are friendly and nice

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

great architechture and a living piece of democracy. for county workers they are all very pleasant and very helpful.

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Quimper, WA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Free Free Free. A great old bld that is mostly the same for the last 100 years. The Courthouse and the Federal Building, USPS and Customs House just down the road to the north are all free and authentic.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

beautiful building and the staff inside in licensing is always professional and quick!!

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