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Welcome to Brinnon ...

Brinnon is located on the Olympic Peninsula.

Brinnon is located in Jefferson County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Brinnon, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Brinnon is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Brinnon lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Brinnon: (360)

The ZIP code for Brinnon: 98320<3>

Communities near Brinnon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brinnon.

  • Bremerton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Bainbridge Island
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Bainbridge Island is located in Kitsap County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,358 people
    • Bainbridge Island has also been known as:
    • Winslow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge Island
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bainbridge Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge Island <4>
  • Port Orchard
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Poulsbo
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Seabeck
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Crosby
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Crosby is located in Kitsap County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosby
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Crosby
  • Holly
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Holly is located in Kitsap County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Holly
  • Chico
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Chico is located in Kitsap County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chico
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Chico
  • Silverdale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Erlands Point - Kitsap Lake
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brinnon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brinnon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brinnon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brinnon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brinnon. See our Newspapers Page for Brinnon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brinnon ...

Looking for more information about Brinnon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brinnon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brinnon.

Adding Brinnon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brinnon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Brinnon was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Brinnon on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Brinnon.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brinnon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brinnon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Brinnon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brinnon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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