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Port Orchard, Washington
Welcome to Port Orchard ...
A typical abbreviation for Port Orchard: Prt. Orchard
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Port Orchard has a population of 14,602 people<2> (see below for details).
Port Orchard was established in 1886.
The community of Port Orchard is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Port Orchard lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Port Orchard lies within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Port Orchard: 98366<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Orchard had an population of 14,602 people. This is an increase of 31.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 89.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Orchard had a population of 11,144 people. This makes Port Orchard the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Port Orchard represents 0.17% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,144 people, the population of Port Orchard increased 44.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,693 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Orchard.
Communities near Port Orchard ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Orchard.
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 Orchard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Orchard.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Orchard. 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 Orchard.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Orchard. See our Newspapers Page for Port Orchard.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Orchard ...
Looking for more information about Port Orchard? 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 Orchard, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Orchard.
Adding Port Orchard to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Port Orchard in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Port Orchard was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).
We also found Port Orchard on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Port Orchard on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kitsap County: www.kitsapgov.com/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022