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The city of DuPont is located on Puget Sound.

DuPont is located in Pierce County<1>.

The pronunciation of DuPont: doo-PAHNT<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, DuPont has a population of 9,524 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of DuPont is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

DuPont is within the boundaries of the (253) area code.

The ZIP code for DuPont: 98327<5>

Websites for DuPont ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, DuPont had an population of 9,524 people. This is an increase of 16.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 288.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, DuPont had a population of 8,199 people. This makes DuPont the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of DuPont represents 0.12% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,199 people, the population of DuPont increased 234.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,452 people).

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

Communities Also Named DuPont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named DuPont - they are located in Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near DuPont ...

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

  • Tacoma
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Lakewood
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Lacey
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacey
    • Lacey is located in Thurston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey <6>
  • Olympia
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Puyallup
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • University Place
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Tumwater
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Edgewood
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Gig Harbor
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Fife
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fife
    • Fife is located in Pierce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,458 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fife <6>

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 DuPont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for DuPont.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for DuPont ...

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

The official website for DuPont:

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The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, 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 DuPont. 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 DuPont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around DuPont - 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 city (such as DuPont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether DuPont 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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