Purdy is a small unincorporated community and Census Designated Place north of the city of Gig Harbor, at the junction of Washington State Routes 16 and 302 on the northern boundary of Pierce County, Washington. It is located on the shores of Burly Lagoon and Henderson Bay of the Carr inlet. The two bodies of water are separated by a sandspit and the Purdy bridge, all within the Puget Sound.