View of Orcas Island.
Eastsound is an unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States. Eastsound is the population center for Orcas Island, the second-most populated (after San Juan Island)and physically largest of the San Juan Islands. Eastsound consists of a few hotels and several restaurants, numerous gift stores, a large downtown grocery store, natural food store, hardware store, pharmacy, airport, and several churches. There is a public park that hosts several events including the famous farmers market. Indian Island is just offshore Eastsound's public beach. Eastsound's scenic location makes it a popular tourist destination. Eastsound Washington is known for its community events, recreation and tourism. Moran State Park is located nearby. History: Steamboats of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet used to dock at East Sound, one such vessel was the "Sioux", a steel steamship built in 1910 and running out of Bellingham under the ownership of the Black Ball Line. Notes: ... Read more about Eastsound on Wikipedia