The Port of Shelton, officially known as Mason County Port District No. 216, is located in Mason County, Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula, in Washington State.

The Port comprises a marina, industrial park and airport, all within close proximity and boasting such conveniences as reasonable lease rates, rail and airport access, high tech facilities and Foreign Trade Zone designation.

Formally established on September 27, 1948, the Port of Shelton district is a municipality of the State of Washington that is chartered for economic development. The Port of Shelton has 9600 registered voters and almost 15,000 people living and working in the Port district, three of which are elected as commissioners to guide the Port in its mission and goals.

Port districts are authorized by Washington State law to be established in the various counties of the state for the purposes of acquiring, constructing and operating marine harbor improvements, rail or motor vehicle transfer and terminal facilities, water transfer and terminal facilities, air transfer and terminal facilities, or any combination of such transfer and terminal facilities, and other commercial transportation, transfer, handling, storage and terminal facilities, and industrial improvements.

The Port of Shelton, like the many other ports throughout the state, is authorized under Title 53, Chapter 53.04.010, of the Revised Code of Washington.


Directions

From Seattle/Tacoma

  • Take I-5 South to Olympia
  • Take Exit 104 to Highway 101 North
  • Approximately 6 miles take the exit - "Port Angeles-Shelton" to continue on Hwy 101
  • Follow Highway 101 North approximately 16 miles to Shelton
  • 1/2 mile past mile marker 345, take a left at the second Port of Shelton entrance - Industrial Park - Sanderson Way. Take the immediate left onto the access road to W 21 Sanderson Way.

From Bremerton/Gig Harbor

  • Take Highway 3 into Shelton
  • Bayshore Golf Course will be on the left
  • Take the next right onto Johns Prairie Rd
  • Stay on Johns Prairie Rd. into Shelton to the Wallace-Kneeland exit
  • Get on Highway 101 North - Industrial Park - Sanderson Way. Turn onto the access road to W 21 Sanderson Way.
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From Portland

  • I-5 North to Olympia
  • Take Exit 104 to Highway 101 North
  • Approximately 6 miles take the exit - "Port Angeles-Shelton" to continue on Hwy 101
  • Follow Highway 101 North approximately 16 miles to Shelton
  • 1/2 miles past mile marker 345, take a left at the second Port of Shelton entrance - Industrial Park, Sanderson Way. Take the immediate left onto the access road to W 21 Sanderson Way.


 
     
  The Best of All Worlds!

The Port of Shelton offices are located North of the town of Shelton.

Shelton is located on an inner arm of the Olympic Pennisula.

The scenic route to the area is cradled by the lush forests & pristine mountain areas of the Olympic National Park and the waterway route along the Hood Canal and inner passages of Puget Sound.

The Port administration is a short drive from the center of town where there is a variety of lodging and restaurant establishments.


Tenants:
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