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

The community of South Bend is the Seat for Pacific County.

Pacific County was founded in 1851 and was created by taking area from LewisCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pacific had a population of 21,272 people. This is an increase of 1.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,984 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pacific represented 0.36% of the total population of Washington, making it the state's 28th most populous county (out of 39 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,920-0.3%-1.65% since 2009
200921,272+1.37%-0.4% since 2008
200821,358+1.78%-0.47% since 2007
200020,984The Last Census

More information can be found on the Pacific County Census Page for Pacific County.


Below are some of the communities located in Pacific County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Pacific County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Raymond   2,8522,9754.13% decrease  
South Bend   --1,807 
Long Beach   1,3651,2836.39% increase  
Ilwaco   9939504.53% increase  

Websites for Pacific County

Official Website:   www.co.pacific.wa.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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