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Belfair, Washington
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Welcome to Belfair ...

Belfair is located on the Olympic Peninsula.

Belfair is located in Mason County<1>.

Belfair is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Belfair: (360)

The ZIP code for Belfair: 98528<3>

Communities Also Named Belfair ...

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

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

Communities near Belfair ...

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

  • Bremerton [Kitsap County]
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    • Bremerton [Kitsap County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Belfair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremerton<5>
  • Bainbridge Island [Kitsap County]
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    • Bainbridge Island [Kitsap County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Belfair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,358 people
    • Bainbridge Island has also been known as:
    • Winslow
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge Island<5>
  • Port Orchard [Kitsap County]
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    • Port Orchard [Kitsap County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Belfair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,718 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Orchard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Orchard<5>
  • Gig Harbor [Pierce County]
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    • Gig Harbor [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Belfair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,873 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gig Harbor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gig Harbor<5>
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    • Ruston [Pierce County]
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      • Ruston [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Belfair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruston
    • Allyn [Mason County]
    • Gorst [Kitsap County]
    • Vaughn [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaughn
      • Vaughn [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Belfair
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughn
    • Grapeview [Mason County]
    • Bethel [Kitsap 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 Belfair. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belfair.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belfair. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Belfair.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belfair ...

Looking for more information about Belfair? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Belfair, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belfair.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Mason County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mason County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Mason, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belfair - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Belfair). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belfair or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belfair) 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 Belfair. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BelfairOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belfair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4514, Longitude: -122.8270    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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