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Coupeville, Washington

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Welcome to Coupeville ...

The coastal town of Coupeville is located on Whidbey Island.

Coupeville is located in Island County<1> and is the County Seat for Island County.

The pronunciation of Coupeville: KOOP-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coupeville has a population of 1,973 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Coupeville is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Coupeville is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Coupeville: 98239<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coupeville had an population of 1,973 people. This is an increase of 7.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coupeville had a population of 1,831 people. This makes Coupeville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Coupeville represents 0.03% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,831 people, the population of Coupeville increased 6.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,723 people).

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

Communities near Coupeville ...

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

  • Oak Harbor [Island County]
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    • Oak Harbor [Island County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Coupeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,643 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Harbor<7>
  • Port Townsend [Jefferson County]
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    • Port Townsend [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Coupeville
    • 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<7>
  • Stanwood [Snohomish County]
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    • Stanwood [Snohomish County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Coupeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,571 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanwood<7>
  • Langley [Island County]
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    • Langley [Island County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Coupeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,148 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langley<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • La Conner [Skagit County]
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      • La Conner [Skagit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Coupeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Conner<7>
    • Camano [Island County]
    • Greenbank [Island County]
    • Utsalady [Snohomish County]
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      • Utsalady [Snohomish County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Coupeville
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    • Marrowstone [Jefferson County]
    • Nordland [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 Coupeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coupeville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coupeville ...

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

Adding Coupeville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Island, 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 Coupeville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coupeville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coupeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Coupeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coupeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Coupeville) 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 Coupeville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CoupevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coupeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2179, Longitude: -122.6862    
<7>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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