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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>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Coupeville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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

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

The area code for Coupeville: (360)

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
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Port Townsend
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Stanwood
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Langley
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • La Conner
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Camano
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Greenbank
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Utsalady
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
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  • Marrowstone
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Nordland
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Coupeville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Coupeville.

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>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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