About Sekiu, Washington
Sekiu is an unincorporated community in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Overlooking the west side of Clallam Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, it is twinned with Clallam Bay, on the east side of the bay.The term Sekiu first appears as Sekou Pt on Henry Kellett's chart of 1846. Sekiu was first settled in 1879 by J.A. Martin who attempted to establish a salmon cannery there.Sekiu has a small year-round population and is known primarily as a summer tourist destination for fishing, kayaking, birdwatching and diving.Salmon canning, leather tanning and logging were early industries here.Sekiu airport is smaller than William R. Fairchild International Airport, located in Port Angeles, Wash. It offers a 2,900-foot lighted runway with a visual approach indicator, at an elevation of 350 feet and a distance of a mile from Sekiu.