City in Washington

Bremerton is home to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Bremerton is connected to Downtown Seattle


Bremerton, the largest city in Kitsap County,Washington, United States is located directly west of Seattle across the Puget Sound on the Kitsap Peninsula. It is bounded on the southeast and east by Sinclair Inlet and the strait of Port Orchard respectively. The city is divided by the Port Washington Narrows, a strait spanned by two bridges which connect the eastern and western sides of the city. The part of the city northeast of the narrows is referred to as East Bremerton. The city's southern border is contiguous with Mason County and includes Bremerton National Airport.

Top Reasons to Live in Bremerton

If you love Seattle but hate the hustle and bustle of a big city, Bremerton is the place for you. Located on Puget Sound, Bremerton is the scenic gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. With a thriving population of nearly 40,000 people, it’s a far cry from jam-packed Seattle, but offers many of the same experiences and environments that draw people to the Pacific Northwest.

Parks and Recreation
The Pacific Northwest is known for its lush forests, cool temperatures and outdoor activities. Bremerton is home to many scenic parks with something for everyone to enjoy:

Evergreen Rotary Park
Every Thursday from May through October, the Evergreen Rotary Park hosts the Bremerton Farmers Market. Vendors include local farmers, artisans, musicians and more. Some weeks also feature special events and educational activities for the whole family. The park is also home to the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial, a playground, trails and access to the Port Washington Narrows.

Pendergast Regional Park
For the athletically inclined citizen, Pendergast Regional Park offers the Olympic Sports & Soccer Center, two volleyball courts, a basketball court, three baseball fields, two soccer/football fields, concessions and an off-leash dog area

In addition to the many parks and recreational areas, Bremerton offers a wide array of historical museums, theatres and festivals to entertain residents throughout the year. Featured Bremerton attractions include:

  • Admiral Theatre
  • Bremerton Arts District
  • Bremerton Blackberry Festival
  • Bremerton Marina
  • Bremerton Summer BrewFest
  • Disc Golf at NAD Park
  • Kitsap Wine Festival
  • Gold Mountain Golf Club

Education and Arts
The Bremerton School District is home to 14 schools with grades ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. Teachers in this school district have an average of about 13 years of experience in the classroom, and over half of them have at least a Master’s degree. The average class size is just 16 students compared to the Washington state average of 18, so you can be sure your child is getting the attention and assistance they need.

Unlike many parts of the country, Bremerton places an emphasis on appreciation for the arts. Bremerton High School is host to a modern performing arts center that serves as a venue for opera, dance, theater and the historic Bremerton Symphony Orchestra, which has been performing for the Bremerton community for over 70 years.


Located directly west of Seattle across the Puget Sound on the Kitsap Peninsula