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Welcome to Cosmopolis ...

The city of Cosmopolis is located on the Olympic Peninsula.

Cosmopolis is located in Grays Harbor County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cosmopolis has a population of 1,658 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Cosmopolis is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Cosmopolis: (360)

The ZIP code for Cosmopolis: 98537<4>

Websites for Cosmopolis ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.graysharbor.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cosmopolis, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cosmopolis had an population of 1,658 people. This is an increase of 0.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cosmopolis had a population of 1,649 people. This makes Cosmopolis the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Cosmopolis represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,649 people, the population of Cosmopolis increased 3.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,595 people).

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

Communities near Cosmopolis ...

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

  • Hoquiam [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoquiam
    • Hoquiam [Grays Harbor County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Cosmopolis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoquiam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoquiam<6>
  • Ocean Shores [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Shores
    • Ocean Shores [Grays Harbor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Cosmopolis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Shores
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Shores<6>
  • Montesano [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montesano
    • Montesano [Grays Harbor County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Cosmopolis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montesano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montesano<6>
  • Elma [Grays Harbor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elma
    • Elma [Grays Harbor County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Cosmopolis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elma<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raymond [Pacific County]
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      • Raymond [Pacific County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Cosmopolis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
    • Westport [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Westport [Grays Harbor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Cosmopolis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westport<6>
    • Aberdeen Gardens [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen Gardens
      • Aberdeen Gardens [Grays Harbor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Cosmopolis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen Gardens
    • Melbourne [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
      • Melbourne [Grays Harbor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Cosmopolis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbourne
    • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Harbor City
      • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Cosmopolis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grays Harbor City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grays Harbor City
    • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray Gables
      • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Cosmopolis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Gables have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray Gables

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cosmopolis ...

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

Adding Cosmopolis to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.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 Grays Harbor, 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 Cosmopolis.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cosmopolis - 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 Cosmopolis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cosmopolis 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cosmopolis) 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 Cosmopolis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CosmopolisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cosmopolis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9560, Longitude: -123.7729    
<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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