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Welcome to Bay City ...

Bay City is located at Grays Harbor.

Bay City is located in Grays Harbor County<1>.


The location of Bay City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


When the people of Bay City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bay Cityan<3>

Bay City is near sea level<4>.

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

Bay City lies within the (360) area code.

Websites for Bay City ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.graysharbor.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Bay City, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Bay City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bay City - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bay City ...

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

  • Aberdeen
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen is located in Grays Harbor County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,827 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen <5>
  • Hoquiam
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoquiam
    • Hoquiam is located in Grays Harbor County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,699 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoquiam <5>
  • Ocean Shores
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Raymond
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • South Bend
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Cosmopolis
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Markham
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Markham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Markham
    • Markham is located in Grays Harbor County
  • Grays Harbor City
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grays Harbor City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Harbor City
    • Grays Harbor City is located in Grays Harbor County
  • Gray Gables
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Gables have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray Gables
    • Gray Gables is located in Grays Harbor County
  • Oyehut
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyehut
    • Oyehut is located in Grays Harbor 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 Bay City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bay City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bay City. 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 Bay City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay City ...

Looking for more information about Bay City? 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 Bay City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bay City.

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

The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Grays Harbor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Bay City refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Bay City may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bay City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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