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Welcome to Black Diamond ...

The city of Black Diamond is located on Puget Sound.

Black Diamond is located in King County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Black Diamond has a population of 4,785 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Black Diamond.

The community of Black Diamond is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Black Diamond is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Black Diamond: 98010<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Black Diamond had an population of 4,785 people. This is an increase of 15.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Black Diamond had a population of 4,151 people. This makes Black Diamond the county's 31st most populous community.

The population of Black Diamond represents 0.06% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,151 people, the population of Black Diamond increased 4.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,970 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Black Diamond.

Communities Also Named Black Diamond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Black Diamond - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Black Diamond ...

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

  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Black Diamond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>
  • Renton [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Renton
    • Renton [King County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Black Diamond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101,494 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renton<6>
  • Federal Way [King County]
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    • Federal Way [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Black Diamond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<6>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Black Diamond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burien [King County]
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      • Burien [King County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Black Diamond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<6>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Black Diamond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<6>
    • Issaquah [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquah
      • Issaquah [King County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Black Diamond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Issaquah<6>
    • Des Moines [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Moines
      • Des Moines [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Black Diamond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,389 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Moines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<6>
    • SeaTac [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for SeaTac
      • SeaTac [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Black Diamond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,904 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on SeaTac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for SeaTac<6>
    • Maple Valley [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Valley
      • Maple Valley [King County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Black Diamond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,544 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Valley<6>

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 Black Diamond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Black Diamond.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Diamond ...

Looking for more information about Black Diamond? 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 Black Diamond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Black Diamond.

Adding Black Diamond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Black Diamond in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Black Diamond was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Black Diamond on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Black Diamond on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

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 King, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Black Diamond.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black Diamond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Black Diamond). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Black Diamond or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Black Diamond) 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 Black Diamond. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Black DiamondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Diamond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3094, Longitude: -122.0036    
<6>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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