We’re doing our best to stay safe, and help business owners, employees, residents, and visitors stay safe too. Stores and restaurants are open with safety measures in place.  Masks are now optional in most shops and restaurants.  As a community Coupeville strives to keep our community safe and our businesses OPEN. 

Photo by our dear friend, the late Denis Hill. All purchases benefit the Island County Historical Society Archives and Museum.

HISTORIC WATERFRONT JOB OPENING – Executive Director position – Read and download the Job Description and preferred qualifications. 


Coupeville Heart T-shirt purchases help fund our unrestricted COVID grants for historic waterfront businesses. Be the grant for a for a utility bill, more sanitation products and masks, off setting costs of plexiglass, these grants give local business owners a little extra to help and emotional boost while they manage and survive COVID closures and current restrictions. Cost $20.00. Available at Aqua GiftsIsland County Historical Society – Museum and Archives, the Coupeville Chamber and Coffee on the Cove.   YOU can also email us with size, number of shirts and your phone # if you’d like to order for shipping and pay by credit card through the office.

Coupeville is located in Washington state. We sit along the southern shores of Penn Cove on Whidbey Island.

Explore historic Coupeville through our interactive history site.  Thanks goes to the Whidbey Island 4-H A/V club for research and construction of the site.  KIDS are smart! 



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