Clallam County occupies a long and narrow area in the most northwestern corner of Washington state. Encompassing part of the Olympic Peninsula, the county includes 1,738 square miles of mostly forested and mountainous land. Clallam County is full of natural wonders and many tourists and locals visit the Olympic National Park which attracted over 3.25 million visitors in 2019.

Clallam County encompasses 1,738 square miles of heavily forested land and mountain ranges economically supporting the county through the timber industry, tourism and local visitors to our diversified parks, including the Olympic National Park , and 200 miles of coastline that have reflected the natural abundance of our county as well as supporting the residents through fishing and maritime industries. The labor market continues to develop and benefit from the regions natural resources.

•(Courtesy of Jim Vleming, regional economist ESD.)