The county of Clallam is located in Washington and was founded in 1854. There are 74,570 residents in Clallam who have access to courthouses in Forks, Port Angeles. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Washington is part of the 9th federal circuit court as well.
There are 3,532 residents in Forks, which is 3.7 square miles and 300ft above sea level. It was settled in August 28, 1945 and is governed by a local government.
There are 19,038 residents in Port Angeles, which is 14.5 square miles and 32ft above sea level. It was settled in 1890 and is governed by a Council-manager local government.