Clallam County has experienced a steady economic growth over the last 20 years. Explore our incentives for doing business in Clallam County here:
Clallam became a County in 1854, it’s namesake derived as a tribute to the S’Klallam Tribal people translates to Klallam or “the strong people.”
Port Angeles became county seat in 1890, boasting a deep harbor marine port that lends to the local Marine industry today. Ideally situated at the base of the Olympic National Park and various recreational tourism, Port Angeles is home to the Blackball Ferry, which crosses the Strait of Juan De Fuca to Victoria B.C. Harbor.
To the east, the City of Sequim would be developed over the next 100 years based around an irrigation system and alluvial soils from the acclaimed Dungeness Watershed which quickly became host to a growing Farming community.
To the west, a grouping of small towns and home to the Makah Tribal Nations and Quillette Nation, the City of Forks is the base of operations representing this unique Timber town.
Clallam County continues to collaborate with all of it’s Partners to support expansion of our local existing industries, while continuing to look towards the future of a sustainable industry recruitment that fits the needs and workforce of our county.