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Welcome to Anderson Island ...

Anderson Island is located in Pierce County.

A typical abbreviation for Anderson Island: Anderson Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

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

Anderson Island is located in the (253) area code.

The ZIP code for Anderson Island: 98303<1>

Communities near Anderson Island ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Anderson Island and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Edgewood   [Map]   10,734   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fife   [Map]   10,103   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lacey   [Map]   47,688   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,665   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Olympia   [Map]   51,202   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Puyallup   [Map]   40,640   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Anderson Island. 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 Anderson Island. 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 Anderson Island.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson Island ...

Looking for more information about Anderson Island? 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.

Looking for more information about Anderson Island? 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.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Anderson Island. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>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 community (such as Anderson Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anderson Island or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Anderson Island. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anderson Island) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anderson Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anderson Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1644, Longitude: -122.6997     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anderson Island.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anderson Island.