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Welcome to Roche Harbor ...

Roche Harbor is located on San Juan Island.

Roche Harbor is located in San Juan County<1>.

The pronunciation of Roche Harbor: ROHSH<2>

A typical abbreviation for Roche Harbor: Roche Hbr. (or less commonly used: Roche Harb. or Roche Hrbr.)

Roche Harbor is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Roche Harbor: (360)

Communities near Roche Harbor ...

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

  • Victoria
  • Langford
  • Oak Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Bay
    • Oak Bay lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Roche Harbor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Bay<5>
  • Colwood
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    • Sidney
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
      • Sidney lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Roche Harbor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<5>
    • North Saanich
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Saanich
      • North Saanich lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Roche Harbor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Saanich came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Saanich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Saanich<5>
    • View Royal
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for View Royal
      • View Royal lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Roche Harbor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for View Royal came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on View Royal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for View Royal<5>
    • Friday Harbor [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friday Harbor
      • Friday Harbor [San Juan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Roche Harbor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,544 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friday Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friday Harbor<5>
    • Deer Harbor [San Juan County]
    • Argyle [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
      • Argyle [San Juan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Roche Harbor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roche Harbor ...

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

Adding Roche Harbor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Roche Harbor 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 Roche Harbor was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About San Juan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Juan County: www.co.san-juan.wa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including San Juan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Roche Harbor. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roche Harbor - 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- Roche Harbor) 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 Roche Harbor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roche HarborOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roche Harbor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6106, Longitude: -123.1476    
<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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