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Welcome to Chimacum ...

Chimacum is located at the north end of the Olympic Peninsula (on the Juan De Fuca Strait).

Chimacum is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The pronunciation of Chimacum: CHIM-a-cum<2>

Chimacum is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Chimacum lies within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Chimacum: 98325<4>

Communities near Chimacum ...

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

  • Poulsbo [Kitsap County]
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    • Poulsbo [Kitsap County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Chimacum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,211 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poulsbo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poulsbo<6>
  • Port Townsend [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Townsend
    • Port Townsend [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Chimacum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,973 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Townsend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Townsend<6>
  • Sequim [Clallam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sequim
    • Sequim [Clallam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Chimacum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sequim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sequim<6>
  • Coupeville [Island County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coupeville
    • Coupeville [Island County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Chimacum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coupeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coupeville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Langley [Island County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langley
      • Langley [Island County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Chimacum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,148 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langley<6>
    • Marrowstone [Jefferson County]
    • Nordland [Jefferson County]
    • Beaver Valley [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Valley
      • Beaver Valley [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Chimacum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Valley
    • Gardiner [Jefferson County]
    • Port Ludlow [Jefferson 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 Chimacum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chimacum.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chimacum ...

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

Adding Chimacum to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Jefferson County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Chimacum. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chimacum - 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 community (such as Chimacum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chimacum 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chimacum) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chimacum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChimacumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chimacum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0112, Longitude: -122.7686    
<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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