Clallam County

US States / V-Z / Washington / Clallam County
Clallan

Clallam County is named for the Native American word “klallam” meaning “strong people”.

 

Created:  April 26, 1854

County Seat: 

New Dungeness  1854 – 1890

Port Angeles         1890 – present

 

County Courthouse – Port Angeles         

 

Location:  319 Lincoln Street / East 4th Street

Built:  1914 – 1915

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Francis Grant

Contractor:  Sound Construction Company

 

Description:  The building  faces west and is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building has two large white columns supporting a header and framing the entrance. Which section extends from the main building. A protruding cornice runs below the roof line. In the center of the building rises a large square brick clock tower. The bell in the tower was shipped around Cape Horn from Boston. An addition was constructed on the east side in 1979. An addition was constructed on the east side in 1979. The architect was BJSS ( Bennett, Johnson, Slenes & Smith ) of Seattle and the contractor was Peter Kiewit Sons Company, of Seattle.

  

Courthouses: 

N – British Columbia, Canada and San Juan County 

E – Jefferson County

S – Jefferson County

W – Pacific Ocean

 

 

 

1496wc16

 

 

1497wc16

 

 

1499wc16

 

 

1498wc16

 

 

1506wc16

 

 

1507wc16

 

 

1510wc16

 

 

1511wc16

 

 

1512wc16

 

 

1515wc16

 

 

1516wc16

 

 

1518wc16

 

 

1519wc16

 

 

1521wc16

 

 

1522wc16

 

 

1524wc16

 

 

1525wc16

 

 

1527wc16

Photos taken 2006 and 2016