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The City of Poulsbo is located at the north end of the Kitsap Peninsula. Major surrounding geographical features include the Hood Canal and Olympic Mountains to the West, and Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains to the East. Situated on Liberty Bay, Poulsbo offers stunning panoramic views. The town’s location offers easy access to larger metropolitan areas like Seattle, without compromising its small town feel.
Commute
County
KITSAP
Land (sq. miles)
4.67
Shoreline (miles)
3.93
Known As
Viking City
Year Incorporated
1908
Washington State Legislative District
23
FIPS Code (Federal Information Processing Standards)
55995
Climate
Average Max. Temp 75°F
Average Low Temp 34°F
Average Annual Percipitation 51.6″
Average Annual Snowfall 7.8″
Sunny Days 155
Time Zone Pacific
Commute
Average commute time (minutes) *US Census 2010 27.4
Distance from the Bainbridge Island Ferry (miles) 12
Distance from the Kingston Edmonds Ferry (miles) 10
Distance from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (miles) 17
Distance from Bangor Base (miles) 6
Distance from Keyport (miles) 4
Distance from Silverdale (miles) 11
Distance from Bremerton (miles) 18
Tacoma Narrows Bridge (miles) 41
Hood Canal Bridge (miles) 9