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Welcome to Cathlamet ...
The town of Cathlamet is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).
The pronunciation of Cathlamet: cath-LAM-met<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Cathlamet, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cathlamet has a population of 536 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Cathlamet is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Cathlamet lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cathlamet is within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Cathlamet: 98612<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cathlamet had an population of 536 people. This is an increase of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cathlamet had a population of 532 people (or 13.37% of the total population of Wahkiakum County). This makes Cathlamet the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 532 people, the population of Cathlamet decreased 5.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 565 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cathlamet.
Communities near Cathlamet ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cathlamet.
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 Cathlamet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cathlamet.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cathlamet. 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 Cathlamet.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cathlamet. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cathlamet.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cathlamet ...
Looking for more information about Cathlamet? 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 Cathlamet, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cathlamet.
Adding Cathlamet to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cathlamet in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cathlamet was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Cathlamet in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cathlamet.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024