Jamestown, Washington

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Jamestown, Washington
Census-designated place
Jamestown is located in Washington (state)
Jamestown
Jamestown
Coordinates: 48°7′41″N 123°5′13″W / 48.12806°N 123.08694°W / 48.12806; -123.08694Coordinates: 48°7′41″N 123°5′13″W / 48.12806°N 123.08694°W / 48.12806; -123.08694
Country United States
State Washington
County Clallam
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 361
 • Density 620/sq mi (239.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code 360
FIPS code 53-33890[1]
GNIS feature ID 1512329[2]

Jamestown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Clallam County, Washington, United States. The population was 361 at the 2010 census.[1]

The community derives its name from Chief James, a Clallam Indian leader.[3]

Geography[edit]

Jamestown is located in northeastern Clallam County, along the shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca southeast of Dungeness, it is 4 miles (6 km) north of the city of Sequim.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Jamestown CDP has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), all of it land.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jamestown CDP, Washington". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jamestown, Washington
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 123.