The Visitor Information Center at the Skansie House is abuzz with visitors during the summer months.

The City of Gig Harbor is located in the south Puget Sound of Washington state and was incorporated in 1946. The City’s official 2016 population estimate from the State of Washington is 9,065 people. 

Average Seasonal Temperatures:
Spring  55 - 65 degrees F
Summer  70 - 80 degrees F
Fall  55 - 65 degrees F
Winter  40 - 50 degrees F

The driest month is generally July with the wettest being December. Average rainfall is 37 inches (less than New York, NY or Houston, TX)  75% of which falls October through March.

Altitude:  sea level to 440 feet
Area Code:  253
Zip Codes:  98335, 98332
Square Miles:  6.13
State Parks:  3 (in region)
City Parks:   17
Swimming Pools:  2
Public Golf Courses:  3

Distances to and from:
Tacoma - 11 miles
Bremerton - 30 miles
Sea Tac International Airport - 33 miles
Tacoma Narrows Airport (in Gig Harbor)  - 5 miles
Olympia (State Capitol) - 45 miles
Seattle - 49 miles
Olympic National Park (Staircase Rapids Area) - 65 miles
Mt. Rainier (Paradise Area) - 83 miles
Mt. St. Helens (Johnstons Ridge Area) - 141 miles
Portland, OR - 146 miles

Coming by air:
Tacoma Narrows Airport   253 853 5844
Sea Tac International Airport  206 787 3000

Transportation Services:
Bremerton Kitsap Airporter  800-562-7948  www.kitsapairporter.com
Harbor Taxi and Town Car  253-255-5665  www.harbortaxicab.com
Pierce Transit  800-562-8109  www.piercetransit.org
PAVCO  www.flypavco.com
Tacoma Narrows Aviation www.tacomanarrowsaviation.aero
PT Get Around Gig Harbor Trolley (seasonal)  www.piercetransit.org/pt-trolley
Leo Luxury Chauffeur Service 253 278 9640. Find Leo on Facebook here.

Free WIFI is available at the Visitor Center at the Skansie House and at Jerisich Dock. For more locations around Gig Harbor visit here.