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Welcome to Buckley ...

The city of Buckley is located on Puget Sound.

Buckley is located in Pierce County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buckley has a population of 5,066 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Buckley is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Buckley: 98321<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buckley had an population of 5,066 people. This is an increase of 16.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buckley had a population of 4,354 people. This makes Buckley the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Buckley represents 0.06% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,354 people, the population of Buckley increased 5.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,145 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Buckley.

Communities Also Named Buckley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Buckley - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario and Oregon.

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

Communities near Buckley ...

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

  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Buckley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>
  • Federal Way [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal Way
    • Federal Way [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Buckley
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Buckley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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    • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Buckley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puyallup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maple Valley [King County]
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      • Maple Valley [King County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Buckley
      • 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>
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
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      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Buckley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<6>
    • Covington [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
      • Covington [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Buckley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,581 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
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      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Buckley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,410 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<6>
    • Sumner [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Pierce County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Buckley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumner<6>
    • Fife [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fife
      • Fife [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Buckley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fife
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fife<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 Buckley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buckley.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buckley. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Buckley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckley ...

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

Adding Buckley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Buckley 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 Buckley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buckley. 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: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, 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 Buckley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckley - 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 Buckley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buckley 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buckley) 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 Buckley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BuckleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1630, Longitude: -122.0271    
<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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