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Welcome to Cowlitz ...

Cowlitz is located in Lewis County<1>.

The location of Cowlitz has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Cowlitz: KOW-litz<3>

Cowlitz is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cowlitz is within the boundaries of the (360) area code.

Communities near Cowlitz ...

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

  • Centralia [Lewis County]
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    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Cowlitz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<6>
  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowlitz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<6>
  • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County]
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    • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Cowlitz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<6>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
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    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Cowlitz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
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      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowlitz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<6>
    • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
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      • Mossyrock [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Cowlitz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mossyrock<6>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cowlitz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<6>
    • Saint Urban [Lewis County]
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      • Saint Urban [Lewis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowlitz
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    • Ethel [Lewis County]
    • Olequa [Cowlitz County]
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      • Olequa [Cowlitz County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Cowlitz
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olequa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Cowlitz. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowlitz.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowlitz ...

Looking for more information about Cowlitz? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cowlitz, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cowlitz.

Adding Cowlitz to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Lewis County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.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 Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cowlitz. 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cowlitz - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Cowlitz) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowlitz. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4587, Longitude: -122.8426       In this case, the coordinates for Cowlitz have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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