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Welcome to Fern Hill ...

Fern Hill is located in Pierce County<1>.

The location of Fern Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Fern Hill is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Fern Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Fern Hill - they are located in Illinois, Nova Scotia, Oregon (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Fern Hill ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Fern Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Fern Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<5>
  • Federal Way [King County]
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    • Federal Way [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Fern Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<5>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fern Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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      • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Fern Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Fern Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<5>
    • University Place [Pierce County]
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      • University Place [Pierce County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Fern Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place<5>
    • Des Moines [King County]
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      • Des Moines [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Fern Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,389 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<5>
    • SeaTac [King County]
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      • SeaTac [King County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Fern Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,904 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for SeaTac<5>
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
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      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Fern Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<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 Fern Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fern Hill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fern Hill ...

Looking for more information about Fern Hill? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fern Hill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fern Hill.

Adding Fern Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.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 Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fern Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Fern Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fern Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1809, Longitude: -122.4335       In this case, the coordinates for Fern Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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