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Kitsap Peninsula, Washington state

The Kitsap Peninsula, at times called the Indian Peninsula or the Great Peninsula, is the arm of land in Washington state (USA) that lies west of Seattle across Puget Sound and east of the Olympic Peninsula across Hood Canal. It encompasses all of Kitsap County except Bainbridge and Blake Islands, as well as the northeastern part of Mason County and the northwestern part of Pierce County. The U.S. Navy's Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, and Naval Base Kitsap (comprised of the former NSB Bangor and NS Bremerton) are on the Peninsula. Its main city is Bremerton. Kitsap Peninsula in relation to Seattle, Tacoma Based on a public domain image courtesy of the United States Census, generated at http://tiger. ... Kitsap Peninsula in relation to Seattle, Tacoma Based on a public domain image courtesy of the United States Census, generated at http://tiger. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ... Seattle skyline City nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington State County King Mayor Greg Nickels Area   –Land   –Water 369. ... Puget Sound Puget Sound is an arm of the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. ... Hood Canal, despite its name, is a fjord off Puget Sound in the U.S. state of Washington, with an average width of 1. ... Kitsap County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Bainbridge Island is an island in Puget Sound, and is an incorporated city located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Blake Island, in the middle of Puget Sound, south of Bainbridge Island and east of Manchester. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pierce County is the second most populous county in the state of Washington. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) is a United States Navy shipyard covering 179 acres (0. ... NB Kitsap logo Naval Base Kitsap is a US Navy base on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington state. ... Bremerton is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 37,259. ...


The peninsula is connected to the eastern shore of Puget Sound by Washington State Ferries runs from Bremerton to Downtown Seattle and from Southworth to West Seattle via Vashon Island, by the Tacoma Narrows Bridge from Gig Harbor to Tacoma, and to the northeastern shore of the Olympic Peninsula by the Hood Canal Bridge. A Washington State Ferry arrives in Downtown Seattle. ... Bremerton is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 37,259. ... Downtown Seattle, from top of Space Needle (looking south) Map of downtown Seattle Downtown is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. ... Southworth is a community on Puget Sound in unincorporated Kitsap County, Washington. ... West Seattle West Seattle, a hilly district in Seattle, Washington, USA, encompasses all of Seattle west of the Duwamish River. ... Vashon Island is Puget Sounds largest island south of Admiralty Inlet. ... Tacoma Narrows Bridge The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a mile-long (1600 meter) suspension bridge with a main span of 2800 ft/850 m (the third-largest in the world when it was first built) that carries Washington State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows of Puget Sound from Tacoma... Gig Harbor is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background You may be looking for Takoma or Tacoma class frigate. ... The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. ... The Hood Canal Bridge, carrying Washington State Route 104 across the Hood Canal from the Olympic Peninsula to the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington state, is the third longest floating bridge in the world, at 6,521 feet (1,988 m). ...


Cities and towns

Kitsap Peninsula Visitor Information (http://visitkitsap.com/) Bangor, Washington is a U.S. Navy base, as of 2004 part of Naval Base Kitsap, located on Washington states Kitsap Peninsula. ... Belfair is a small unincorporated community located in Mason County, Washington. ... Bremerton is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 37,259. ... East Port Orchard is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Gig Harbor is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... Hansville is located on the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula affording sweeping views of Admiralty Inlet, Whidbey Island, and Puget Sound. ... Indianola is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Kingston is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Manchester is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Navy Yard City is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Parkwood is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Port Orchard is the county seat of Kitsap County, Washington. ... Poulsbo is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Purdy is a small town north of the city of Gig Harbor, on the northern boundary of Pierce County, Washington. ... Seabeck was a mill town in Kitsap County, Washington, USA on Hood Canal. ... Silverdale is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Southworth is a community on Puget Sound in unincorporated Kitsap County, Washington. ... Suquamish is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ... Tracyton is a census-designated place located in Kitsap County, Washington. ...

State of Washington
Cities | Towns | Municipalities | Governors | Legislature | Initiatives | Congress | Symbols | Parks | Roads | Music Source: http://www. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ... This is a list of cities in Washington state, U.S.A.. See also List of towns and the category Census-designated places in Washington. ... List of towns in Washington State Note: Populated places in Washington State are either cities, towns or census-designated places. ... There are 281 cities in the U.S. state of Washington. ... This is a list of governors of the U.S. state of Washington. ... The Washington State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Washington. ... This is a list of all initiatives that have appeared before Washington state voters from 1914 to 2004, listed by number, subject, and result. ... Washington State currently sends 11 congressional delegates to the United States Congress - 9 members of the House and 2 Senators. ... This is a list of Washington state parks, in the United States of America: Alta Lake State Park Anderson Lake State Park Battle Ground Lake State Park Bay View State Park Beacon Rock State Park Belfair State Park Birch Bay State Park Blake Island State Park Bogachiel State Park Bridgeport... Categories: Stub | Washington state highways ... The U.S. state of Washington includes several major hotbeds of musical innovation. ...

State capital:

Olympia State Capitol and waterfront, Olympia, Washington. ...

Regions:

Central Washington | Columbia River Plateau | Eastern Washington | Inland Empire | Kitsap Peninsula | Olympic Peninsula | Okanogan Country | Palouse | Puget Sound | San Juan Islands | Western Washington | Yakima Valley Central Washington is a region of the United States defined as the western half of Eastern Washington, or those counties lying east of the Cascade Mountains but west of the 119th meridian. ... The Washington towns of Spokane, Vantage, Yakima and Pasco, and the Oregon town of Pendleton, lie on the Columbia River Plateau. ... Eastern Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington state east of the Cascade Mountains. ... The Inland Empire is a region in the Pacific Northwest centered around Spokane, Washington, including much of the surrounding Columbia River basin. ... The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... The Palouse is a region covering approximately 16,000 sq. ... Puget Sound Puget Sound is an arm of the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. ... The San Juan Islands are a part of the San Juan Archipelago in the northwest corner of the continental United States. ... Western Washington is a region of the United States defined as that part of Washington state west of the Cascade Mountains. ... This irrigation ditch receives its water from the Yakima River. ...

Major cities:

Bellevue | Everett | Federal Way | Kent | Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Vancouver | Yakima Bellevue is a city located in King County, Washington, across Lake Washington from Seattle. ... Everett High School Everett Station Everett is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Federal Way is a city located in King County, Washington, United States. ... Kent is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Seattle skyline City nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington State County King Mayor Greg Nickels Area   –Land   –Water 369. ... City skyline and Riverfront Parks Clock Tower Spokane (pronounced ) is the county seat of Spokane County in the State of Washington. ... Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background This page is about the city in Washington. ... Vancouver, Washington is a city on the north shore of the Columbia River, in the state of Washington, USA. It is the county seat of Clark County. ... Yakima is a city in central Washington and the county seat of Yakima County. ...

Smaller cities:

Auburn | Bellingham | Bremerton | Edmonds | Kennewick | Kirkland | Lakewood | Olympia | Pasco | Redmond | Renton | Richland | Shoreline Auburn is a city located in Washington. ... Bellinghams Old Fairhaven neighborhood - April 2004 Bellingham is the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Bremerton is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 37,259. ... Edmonds is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Kennewick is a city located in Benton County in south east Washington State. ... Kirkland is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Lakewood is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... State Capitol and waterfront, Olympia, Washington. ... Pasco is a city located in Franklin County, Washington. ... Redmond is a city located in King County, Washington. ... Renton is a city located in King County, Washington, immediately southeast of Seattle. ... Richland is a city located in Benton County in southeastern Washington, at the confluence of the Yakima River and the Columbia River. ... Shoreline is a city located in King County, Washington, 15 miles north of Downtown Seattle. ...

Counties:

Adams | Asotin | Benton | Chelan | Clallam | Clark | Columbia | Cowlitz | Douglas | Ferry | Franklin | Garfield | Grant | Grays Harbor | Island | Jefferson | King | Kitsap | Kittitas | Klickitat | Lewis | Lincoln | Mason | Okanogan | Pacific | Pend Oreille | Pierce | San Juan | Skagit | Skamania | Snohomish | Spokane | Stevens | Thurston | Wahkiakum | Walla Walla | Whatcom | Whitman | Yakima Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. ... Asotin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Benton County is a county located in the south central of the state of Washington. ... Chelan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Clallam County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Clark County is a county located in the southwestern part of the state of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. ... Cowlitz County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Washington, USA. As of 2000, the population is 32,603. ... Ferry County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Garfield County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Grays Harbor County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... King County is located in the state of Washington. ... Kitsap County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Kittitas County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Klickitat County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Okanogan County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pacific County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pend Oreille County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Pierce County is the second most populous county in the state of Washington. ... San Juan County is a county located in the state of Washington, comprised of the San Juan Islands. ... Skagit County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Skamania County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Snohomish County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Spokane County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Thurston County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Wahkiakum County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Walla Walla County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Whatcom County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Whitman County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... Yakima County is a county located in the state of Washington. ...


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Relocation to the Kitsap Peninsula (339 words)
If you, like many, fall in love with the Kitsap Peninsula and decide to make a permanent move to the area our listings will help you get to know the area better and provide resouces for your relocation.
Established around a newly-expanded 27-hole, PGA level golf course, LakeLand Village blends the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula with a small, growing community built on three generations of family living.
Copyright 2007 Kitsap Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau.
Kitsap Peninsula Travel Guide (468 words)
Once called the Great Peninsula, Kitsap is surrounded by 236 miles of salt water shoreline and centrally located between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges in the Puget Sound region of Washington State.
The Kitsap Peninsula affords spectacular views of mountains and water from every vantage point and welcomes groups of all sizes to tour our unique and beautiful area.
Less than an hour from Seattle, Kitsap is easily accessible from the greater Seattle area by four routes of the Washington State Ferry Service, from the west by the Hood Canal Bridge (the worldÂ’s longest floating bridge over tidal water), and by highway from the south.
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