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Welcome to Agate ...

Agate is located in Mason County.

The location of Agate has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Agate is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Agate is located in the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Agate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Agate: This one is located in Mason County and the other is located in Lewis County.

Beyond Washington, there are 10 communities that are also named Agate - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ontario and Utah.

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

Communities near Agate ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Agate.

  • Olympia [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olympia
    • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Agate
    • Estimated population for 2018: 52,555 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia
  • Lacey [Thurston County]
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    • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Agate
    • Estimated population for 2018: 50,718 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey
  • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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    • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Agate
    • Estimated population for 2018: 23,688 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater
  • Shelton [Mason County]
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    • Shelton [Mason County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Agate
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,364 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DuPont [Pierce County]
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      • DuPont [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Agate
      • Estimated population for 2018: 9,503 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuPont
    • Steilacoom [Pierce County]
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      • Steilacoom [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Agate
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,373 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom
    • McCleary [Grays Harbor County]
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      • McCleary [Grays Harbor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Agate
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,732 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCleary
    • Herron Island [Pierce County]
    • Skokomish [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skokomish
      • Skokomish [Mason County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Agate
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skokomish
    • Grapeview [Mason County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agate. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Agate.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agate. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Agate.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Agate. See our Newspapers Page for Agate.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agate ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Agate, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Agate.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Mason County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Agate. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mason County: www.co.mason.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Agate) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2134, Longitude: -123.0124       In this case, the coordinates for Agate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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