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Real Estate in Gig Harbor | Gig Harbor Washington

Gig Harbor is a city in Pierce County, Washington.

Gig Harbor is known as the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. Due to its close access to several state and city parks, and historic waterfront that includes boutiques and fine dining, it has become a popular tourist destination.

During off-peak traffic times, Tacoma can be reached in 20 minutes and Seattle in less than an hour.

Gig Harbor History

Gig Harbor was named by Captain Charles Wilkes. During a heavy storm, the captain brought his gig (small boat) into the harbor for protection. Later, Captain Wilkes named the sheltered bay Gig Harbor.

1867 brought fisherman Samuel Jerisich to the Gig Harbor area, along with many other immigrants from Sweden, Norway, and Croatia.

Gig Harbor was officially incorporated on July 12, 1946.

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