NB Kitsap-Bremerton, WA - Nearby Cities
Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County with a current population of 37,000 people. The city is the largest in the county and is home to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and the Naval Base Kitsap. The Washington State ferry system also runs a ferry from Bremerton to downtown Seattle several times daily. The city is also home to the Blackberry Festival which is held annually during Labor Day weekend and includes the Berry Fun Run and the Blackberry Bike Race. Located just 6 miles from the NUWC Keyport Division, the town offers a laid-back community in which to live and work.
Local attractions include the USS Turner Joy Museum Ship which includes guided tours of the ship including all compartments. The Navy history and amazing waterfront location make this tour an educational and fun experience for the whole family. The Bremerton Naval Museum is also nearby and offers many displays showing the historical past of the Navy in the region. Uniforms, artifacts, and other specialty items highlight the deep roots that the Armed Forces have played in the town and it surrounding communities.
Manchester is located just East of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on Puget Sound.