Puget Island, Washington
Puget Island (foreground) is linked to Cathlamet, Washington by the Julia Butler Hansen Bridge.
|• Total||7.477 sq mi (19.365 km2)|
|• Density||110/sq mi (43/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
Puget Island is a 19.365 km² (4,785 acre; 7.5 sq mi) island and Census-designated place (CDP) in the Columbia River in Wahkiakum County, Washington, United States. The Julia Butler Hansen Bridge (built in 1938) carries State Route 409 across the Cathlamet Channel to connect the island to the town of Cathlamet, Washington. Route 409 crosses the island to its southern shore, where it connects with the county-operated Wahkiakum County Ferry, Oscar B, providing service to Westport, Oregon. The 2010 census reported a population of 831 persons.
- Puget Island: Blocks 5001 thru 5025, Census Tract 9501, Wahkiakum County, Washington United States Census Bureau
- "The Nature Conservancy: Robert W. Little (Puget Island) Preserve". Retrieved 2007-10-29.
- Puget Island section of Lyn Topinka's photo essay Lewis & Clark's Columbia River
- WAHKIAKUM COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT Ferry Wahkiakum
- Puget Island Community Plan, 9/15/04 document on Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments website
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