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Welcome to Port Crescent ...

So far, we have found very little information about Port Crescent. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Port Crescent to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Port Crescent, please Contact Us.


Port Crescent would have been located within present day Clallam County<2>.

A typical abbreviation for Port Crescent: Prt. Crescent

While the community is gone, the present day location for Port Crescent is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Port Crescent was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Port Crescent would have been located in the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Port Crescent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Port Crescent - it's located in Michigan.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Crescent.

Communities near Port Crescent ...

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

  • Port Angeles [Clallam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Angeles
    • Port Angeles [Clallam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Port Crescent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Angeles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Angeles<5>
  • Sooke
  • Metchosin
  • Elwha [Clallam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elwha
    • Elwha [Clallam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Port Crescent
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elwha
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Sooke
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Sooke
      • East Sooke lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Port Crescent
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Sooke
    • Saseenos
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saseenos
      • Saseenos lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Port Crescent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saseenos came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saseenos
    • Milnes Landing
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milnes Landing
      • Milnes Landing lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Port Crescent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milnes Landing came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milnes Landing
    • Shirley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shirley
      • Shirley lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Port Crescent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shirley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shirley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shirley<5>
    • Little Oklahoma [Clallam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Oklahoma
      • Little Oklahoma [Clallam County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the east of Port Crescent
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Oklahoma
    • Colwood

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 Port Crescent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Crescent.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Crescent. 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 Port Crescent.

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

Adding Port Crescent to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Port Crescent in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Port Crescent was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Port Crescent on our Genealogy Page.

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About Clallam County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clallam County: www.clallam.net/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Port Crescent, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Clallam, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Crescent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Crescent) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Port Crescent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port CrescentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Crescent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1607, Longitude: -123.7315    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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