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Address: Port Townsend, WA
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8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: A historical courthouse dating back to 1892.

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Beautiful and imposing

This is a beautiful old courthouse, and we could not help but admire it. You can see it from many areas around town. It was built in the 1890's and is listed on the National... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a beautiful old courthouse, and we could not help but admire it. You can see it from many areas around town. It was built in the 1890's and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Port Hadlock, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The county keeps the court house in relatively stable condition, some of the ceilings look like they are in need of repair. The building is a pretty good thing to visit for tourists though at least architecturally, most of it like the Post Office hasn't been reworked since it was built, or gussied up for that matter, so you can... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a wonderful place to see old Port Townsend. You can stroll the halls and check out the views from one of the oldest court houses in Washington. The architecture is awesome, worth a few photos.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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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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Port Townsend, Washington
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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Jefferson County Courthouse

Address: Port Townsend, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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