Port Orchard Essential Info


Port Orchard is located on the Kitsap Peninsula in the Puget Sound region of Washington state.

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  1. The City of Port Orchard, originally the Town of Sidney was incorporated in 1890.
  2. The Port Orchard area was first settled in 1854 by Wiliam Renton and Daniel Howard, who set up a saw mill there.
  3. Debbie Macomber, a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide, lives in Port Orchard.
  4. You can board one of the original Mosquito Fleet foot ferry still in operation from the 1900s, which plies the Bremerton and Port Orchard route.

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