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Index, Washington

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Welcome to Index ...

The town of Index is located on Puget Sound.

Index is located in Snohomish County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Index has a population of 194 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Index is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Index lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Index: 98256<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Index had a population of 178 people. This makes Index the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 178 people, the population of Index increased 13.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 157 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Index had an population of 194 people. This is an increase of 8.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.57% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Index.

Communities near Index ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Index and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015
Baring   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gold Bar   [Map]   2,112   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
May Creek   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Monte Cristo - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Sultan   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Silverton   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Index.

Communities Also Named Index ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Index - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Index.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Index. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Index. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Index.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Index:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Index ...

Looking for more information about Index? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Index, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Index.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Index. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Index.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Index - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Index). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Index or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Index. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Index) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Index. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Index

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Index. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8210, Longitude: -121.5550     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Index.


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