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Elbe, Washington

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Welcome to Elbe ...

Elbe is located on Puget Sound.

Elbe is located in Pierce County<1>.

The pronunciation of Elbe: ELL-bee<2>

Elbe is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Elbe: 98330<4>

Communities near Elbe ...

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

  • Eatonville [Pierce County]
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    • Eatonville [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Elbe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eatonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eatonville<6>
  • Morton [Lewis County]
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    • Morton [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Elbe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<6>
  • Alder [Pierce County]
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    • Alder [Pierce County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Elbe
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alder
  • Ashford [Pierce County]
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    • La Grande [Pierce County]
    • Clay City [Pierce County]
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      • Clay City [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Elbe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay City
    • Kapowsin [Pierce County]
    • Glenoma [Lewis County]
    • Longmire [Pierce County]
    • Cinebar [Lewis 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 Elbe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elbe.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elbe ...

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

Adding Elbe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Elbe 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 Elbe 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 Elbe on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elbe. 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 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 Elbe. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elbe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Elbe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elbe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elbe) 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 Elbe. 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 ElbeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elbe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7650, Longitude: -122.1939    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






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