Shaw Island, Washington
is located in in San Juan County in the Pacific Northwest. It is
the smallest island in the San Juans with regular ferry service.
It is home to a county park with a camping ground, a ferry dock,
and a two-room schoolhouse. The two major businesses on the island
are Northwest Marine Technology and the Shaw Island General Store.
The island is primarily residential, and the majority of the population
are retired professionals.
is about an hour's ferry ride to Anacortes and an hour's drive on
Interstate 5 to Seattle.