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Darrington, Washington

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Welcome to Darrington ...

The town of Darrington is located on Puget Sound.

Darrington is located in Snohomish County<1>.

The pronunciation of Darrington: DARE-ing-ton<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Darrington has a population of 1,422 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Darrington is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Darrington: 98241<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Darrington had an population of 1,422 people. This is an increase of 5.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Darrington had a population of 1,347 people. This makes Darrington the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Darrington represents 0.02% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,347 people, the population of Darrington increased 18.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,136 people).

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

Communities Also Named Darrington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Darrington - it's located in Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Darrington.

Communities near Darrington ...

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

  • Fortson [Snohomish County]
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    • Fortson [Snohomish County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Darrington
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  • Swede Heaven [Snohomish County]
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    • Swede Heaven [Snohomish County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Darrington
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  • Silverton [Snohomish County]
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    • Silverton [Snohomish County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Darrington
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  • Verlot [Snohomish County]
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    • Verlot [Snohomish County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Darrington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verlot have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oso [Snohomish County]
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      • Oso [Snohomish County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Darrington
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    • Rockport [Skagit County]
    • Lake Cavanaugh [Skagit County]
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      • Lake Cavanaugh [Skagit County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Darrington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Cavanaugh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Concrete [Skagit County]
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      • Concrete [Skagit County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the north of Darrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concrete<8>
    • Granite Falls [Snohomish County]
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      • Granite Falls [Snohomish County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Darrington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<8>
    • Marblemount [Skagit 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 Darrington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Darrington.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Darrington ...

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

Adding Darrington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Darrington 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 Darrington was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Darrington. 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 Snohomish, 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 Darrington. 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 Darrington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Darrington - 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 Darrington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Darrington 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 '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- Darrington) 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 Darrington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DarringtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Darrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2530, Longitude: -121.6049    
<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.
<8>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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