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Welcome to Enumclaw ...

The city of Enumclaw is located on Puget Sound.

Enumclaw is primarily located in King County<1>. A portion of Enumclaw extends into Pierce County.

The pronunciation of Enumclaw: EE-nuhm-klaw<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Enumclaw has a population of 12,204 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Enumclaw was established in 1885.

Enumclaw is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Enumclaw is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Enumclaw: 98022<5>

Websites for Enumclaw ...

Official Website:   www.ci.enumclaw.wa.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.enumclawchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Enumclaw had an population of 12,204 people. This is an increase of 14.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Enumclaw had a population of 10,669 people. This makes Enumclaw the county's 24th most populous community.

The population of Enumclaw represents 0.16% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,669 people, the population of Enumclaw decreased 4.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,116 people).

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

Communities near Enumclaw ...

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

  • Kent [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Enumclaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<7>
  • Federal Way [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal Way
    • Federal Way [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Enumclaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<7>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Enumclaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<7>
  • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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    • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Enumclaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puyallup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maple Valley [King County]
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      • Maple Valley [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Enumclaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,544 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Valley<7>
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
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      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Enumclaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<7>
    • Covington [King County]
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      • Covington [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Enumclaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,581 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<7>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood
      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Enumclaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,410 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<7>
    • Sumner [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Enumclaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumner<7>
    • Fife [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fife
      • Fife [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Enumclaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fife
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fife<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Enumclaw. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Enumclaw.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Enumclaw ...

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

Adding Enumclaw to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Enumclaw 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 Enumclaw was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Enumclaw on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Enumclaw: www.ci.enumclaw.wa.us/

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

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 King, 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 Enumclaw. 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 Enumclaw.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Enumclaw - 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 Enumclaw). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Enumclaw 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Enumclaw) 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 Enumclaw. 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 EnumclawOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enumclaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2045, Longitude: -121.9916    
<7>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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