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Jamestown, Washington
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Washington
County Clallam
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 361
 • Density 620/sq mi (239.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code 360
FIPS code 53-33890
GNIS feature ID 1512329

Jamestown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Clallam County, Washington, United States. The population was 361 at the 2010 census.

The community derives its name from Chief James, a Clallam Indian leader.

Geography

Jamestown is located in northeastern Clallam County, along the shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca southeast of Dungeness. It is 4 miles (6 km) north of the city of Sequim.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Jamestown CDP has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), all of it land.


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