​  ​Living Here | Welcome Clallam County

Cost Leadership  

Lower Costs of Land, Buildings,

Homes, Rents, Power & Labor


Competitive utility and commercial lease rates make Clallam County an excellent place for expanding or relocating a business.


DSL is available as well as a fiber optic loop in the city of Port Angeles, providing the high speed access required for many businesses.


The best of Bill Gates' High Tech High teenagers are found googling in Forks, Washington

Clallam County hosts a dependable, skilled civilian labor force of 30,400, with an ancillary labor pool of community college students and highly skilled and educated retirees.


State tax advantages are available to eligible businesses that locate in Clallam County.


No personal income tax

No corporate tax

No inventory tax

No unitary tax

A straightforward division between property taxes and excise tax

             Welcome to Beautiful        

                  Clallam County

Looking to relocate to an outstanding community?  Then come live, work and play on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula, where a short drive allows you to walk a remote beach, kayak a river, hike to a glacier, bike the Olympic Discovery Trail or discover the secrets of a rain forest.  Our moderate climate affords ample opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the Olympic National Park and the Pacific Ocean, all with easy access to urban shopping and entertainment in Seattle, Victoria or Portland. We camp, hike, bike, fish, hunt, walk trails, ride horses, watch birds, beach comb, play in the snow and much more.  It is an endless adventure!  Our communities boast excellent schools, medical care, parks and great events, such as the Dungeness Crab and Lavender Festival .  Click below for more information on why we are so proud of where we live.

​​​CLALLAM COUNTY 

Economic Development Corporation