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Port Angeles, Washington

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The location of Port Angeles

Welcome to Port Angeles ...

The coastal city of Port Angeles is located at the north end of the Olympic Peninsula (on the Juan De Fuca Strait).

Port Angeles is located in Clallam County and is the County Seat for Clallam County.

A typical abbreviation for Port Angeles: Prt. Angeles

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Port Angeles has a population of 20,076 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Port Angeles is near sea level<2>.

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

Port Angeles is within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Port Angeles: 98362<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Angeles had a population of 19,038 people (which is 26.66% of the total population of Clallam County). This makes Port Angeles the county's most populous community.

The population of Port Angeles represents 0.28% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,038 people, the population of Port Angeles increased 3.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,397 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Port Angeles had an population of 20,076 people. This is an increase of 5.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.13% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Angeles.

Websites for Port Angeles ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Angeles. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Angeles. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Angeles. Our list includes 38 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Port Angeles:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Angeles ...

Looking for more information about Port Angeles? 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 Port Angeles, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Angeles.

Communities near Port Angeles ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sequim   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Port Angeles

Metchosin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Port Angeles

Little Oklahoma   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Port Angeles

Elwha   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Port Angeles

Carlsborg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Port Angeles

Joyce   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Port Angeles

Old Town   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Port Angeles

River Road   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Port Angeles

Bell Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Port Angeles

Blyn   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of Port Angeles

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Port Angeles.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Clallam County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Angeles:

The official website for Clallam County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Angeles.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Angeles - 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 city (such as Port Angeles). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Port Angeles or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Port Angeles) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Angeles. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port Angeles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Angeles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1148, Longitude: -123.4349     [Map].






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