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Welcome to East Olympia ...

East Olympia is located on the Olympic Peninsula.

East Olympia is located in Thurston County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for East Olympia: E. Olympia

East Olympia is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

East Olympia is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for East Olympia: 98501<3>

Communities near East Olympia ...

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

  • Lacey [Thurston County]
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    • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of East Olympia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<5>
  • Olympia [Thurston County]
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    • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of East Olympia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<5>
  • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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    • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of East Olympia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<5>
  • Centralia [Lewis County]
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    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of East Olympia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DuPont [Pierce County]
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      • DuPont [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of East Olympia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuPont<5>
    • Yelm [Thurston County]
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      • Yelm [Thurston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of East Olympia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yelm<5>
    • Steilacoom [Pierce County]
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      • Steilacoom [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of East Olympia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom<5>
    • Rainier [Thurston County]
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      • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of East Olympia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<5>
    • Tenino [Thurston County]
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      • Tenino [Thurston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of East Olympia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenino<5>
    • Roy [Pierce County]
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      • Roy [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of East Olympia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 823 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Olympia ...

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

Adding East Olympia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Olympia 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 East Olympia was

We also found East Olympia

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Thurston County: www.co.thurston.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 Thurston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Olympia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as East Olympia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether East Olympia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- East Olympia) 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 East Olympia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East OlympiaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Olympia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9681, Longitude: -122.8365    
<5>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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