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Welcome to Edgewood ...

The city of Edgewood is located on Puget Sound.

Edgewood is located in Pierce County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Edgewood has a population of 11,213 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Edgewood is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Edgewood: 98371<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edgewood had a population of 9,387 people. This makes Edgewood the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Edgewood represents 0.14% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,387 people, the population of Edgewood increased 3.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,089 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Edgewood had an population of 11,213 people. This is an increase of 19.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Edgewood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Edgewood and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Burien   [Map]   51,671   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Covington   [Map]   20,916   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maple Valley   [Map]   25,758   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Edgewood.

Communities Also Named Edgewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 84 communities that are also named Edgewood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Connecticut (2), Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois (5), Indiana (5), Iowa, Kentucky (3), Maryland (4), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (5), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (8), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Edgewood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edgewood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edgewood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Edgewood:

Websites for Edgewood ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edgewood ...

Looking for more information about Edgewood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Edgewood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edgewood.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Edgewood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edgewood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edgewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 city (such as Edgewood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edgewood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Edgewood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edgewood) 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 Edgewood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edgewood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2500, Longitude: -122.2939     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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