Joyce, Washington

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Joyce, Washington
Unincorporated community
Joyce is located in Washington (state)
Joyce
Joyce
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 48°08′11″N 123°44′03″W / 48.13639°N 123.73417°W / 48.13639; -123.73417Coordinates: 48°08′11″N 123°44′03″W / 48.13639°N 123.73417°W / 48.13639; -123.73417
Country United States
State Washington
County Clallam
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Joyce is an unincorporated community in Clallam County, Washington, United States.

Founded around 1913 by Joseph M. Joyce,[1] Joyce is located on State Scenic Highway 112, 16 miles west of Port Angeles and 33 miles east of Clallam Bay. The town of Joyce has a historic general store originally opened in 1911,[2] museum, cafe, and other business establishments. Joyce has an annual celebration called Joyce Daze usually held around the beginning of August. Joyce is also home to the Crescent School District.

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This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Joyce has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

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