Port Angeles, Washington, United States

🇺🇸 Port Angeles is a city and county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. It is the largest city in the county.

The city's harbour was dubbed Puerto de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Port of Our Lady of the Angels) by Spanish explorer Francisco de Eliza in 1791. By the mid 19th century, after settlement by English speakers from the United States, the name was shortened and partially anglicised to its current form, Port Angeles Harbor.

Port Angeles is home to Peninsula College. Residents include writers and artists. The city is served by William R. Fairchild International Airport. Ferry service is provided across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on the MV Coho.

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Port Angeles has a population of over 20,120 people. Port Angeles also forms the centre of the wider Clallam County which has a population of over 78,209 people.

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