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Welcome to Castle Rock ...

The city of Castle Rock is located in Cowlitz County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Castle Rock has a population of 2,294 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Castle Rock is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Castle Rock is within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Castle Rock: 98611<4>

Websites for Castle Rock ...

Official Website: www.ci.castle-rock.wa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Castle Rock had an population of 2,294 people. This is an increase of 15.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Castle Rock had a population of 1,982 people. This makes Castle Rock the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Castle Rock represents 0.03% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,982 people, the population of Castle Rock decreased 6.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,130 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Castle Rock.

Communities Also Named Castle Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Castle Rock - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Castle Rock ...

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

  • Longview [Cowlitz County]
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    • Longview [Cowlitz County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Castle Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<6>
  • Kelso [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kelso [Cowlitz County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Castle Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,438 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kelso<6>
  • Kalama [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kalama [Cowlitz County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Castle Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalama<6>
  • Rainier [Columbia County]
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    • Rainier [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Castle Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,021 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainier have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clatskanie [Columbia County]
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      • Clatskanie [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Castle Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clatskanie<6>
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
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      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Castle Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<6>
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
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      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Castle Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<6>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Castle Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<6>
    • Prescott [Columbia County]
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      • Prescott [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Castle Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ostrander [Cowlitz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ostrander
      • Ostrander [Cowlitz County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Castle Rock
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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 Castle Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Castle Rock.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Rock ...

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

Adding Castle Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Castle Rock

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Castle Rock: www.ci.castle-rock.wa.us/

The official website for Cowlitz County: www.co.cowlitz.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 Cowlitz, 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 Castle Rock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castle Rock - 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 Castle Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Castle Rock 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- Castle Rock) 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 Castle Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castle RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2748, Longitude: -122.9072    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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