Port Townsend, WA

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington which is located just 40 miles north of Seattle. The city serves as the county seat with a population of 8,300 people. The city is known for its many Victorian buildings which remain from the late 1900s and are designated as the Port Townsend Historic District. The city got its name from Captain George Vancouver in 1792 who named the town after his good friend, the Marquis of Townshend. Located just 25 miles from the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, the city offers a prime location for those military personnel and their families looking to relocate to the area.

Homes for sale in the area start at $295,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $520 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Bishop Victorian Inn and the Manresa Castle Hotel and Inn offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $109.

Local attractions include the Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum located at 200 Battery Way in Port Townsend. The museum features a collection of uniforms, maps, models, photographs, posters, books, insignias, and many other memorabilia in display cases for visitors to enjoy. The museum also has a theater which shows short films highlighting the historical events in the area. The museum has a collection of flags from neighboring countries that were involved in the wartime activities.
 

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Blue Water Behavioral Consulting

Blue Water provides home and community based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. We also offer parent training and school consultations.

 
Blue Water's providers include Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and highly trained ABA therapists. We proudly serve active duty and retired military families under the Basic, ECHO/Autism Demo, and Pilot programs.

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