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Jefferson County Courthouse

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Amazing Building, Keepit Unrestored

Having suffered (with my tax bill) thru 2 renovations of The Portland, OR City Hall it is great to... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Lynda L
Port Ludlow, Washington
Courthouse is an awesome building

We walked up the hill to see the courthouse, drawn by the brick towers. We circumnavigated the... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Sue E
El Cerrito, California, Usa
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A historical courthouse dating back to 1892.
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Port Townsend, WA
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Having suffered (with my tax bill) thru 2 renovations of The Portland, OR City Hall it is great to see a beautiful building in its almost original condition. Yes, the stairs are a bit daunting upon entry, but all railing is original. High ceilings, beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lynda L
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We walked up the hill to see the courthouse, drawn by the brick towers. We circumnavigated the building, enjoying the architectural details. Inside, upstairs, we found the motor vehicle department amazingly free of lines.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sue E
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The courthouse has a lovely clock that chimes and can be hear for miles. I understand it was donated by a mariner. The architectural designs are beautiful and eye catching! I still have more to discover, check it out.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Bennette S
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a blustery January afternoon. The building, located high on the hill, can be easily seen in the historic area. Stop by to walk along the perimeter of the building and note the historic architectural features. Step inside to take a look at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank MarkDonaldson
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Nice place to duck in for just the right amount of history of the community. Visiting artist was a treat.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 866trishak
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We just took in the Wearable Art exhibit, showing about 16 pieces from each of the past years it has been held. Excellent displays on manikins and very informative signage with each piece made this a very pleasant and eye opening exhibit. There is also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank William H
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Beautiful, old courthouse. Well maintained on the outside. Nice photo op while in upper downtown Port Townsend.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cohoman
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Beautiful building! Love the sentiment of restoring this clock tower situated in the very historic and beautiful city of Port Townsend. But really-the clock BONGS every hour, on the hour. It is VERY LOUD. So sleeping at a lovely inn close by, I was woken...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank checkers007
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Stunning building with a view to die for. A great place to walk around and take pictures. Enjoy the building - all sides but make sure to turn around and see the view too.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Pat S
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Im a sucker for anything architecturally amazing, to me and a building thats over 100 years old with gargoyle facings is worth a visit. Painted and still a gem. You can see this building from most places downtown and a couple places around the hills...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jessica s
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