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Welcome to Fircrest ...

The city of Fircrest is located on Puget Sound.

Fircrest is located in Pierce County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fircrest has a population of 6,840 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fircrest.

The community of Fircrest is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Fircrest: 98466<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fircrest had an population of 6,840 people. This is an increase of 5.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fircrest had a population of 6,497 people. This makes Fircrest the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Fircrest represents 0.1% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,497 people, the population of Fircrest increased 10.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,868 people).

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

Communities near Fircrest ...

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

  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Fircrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>
  • Federal Way [King County]
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    • Federal Way [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Fircrest
    • 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<6>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Fircrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Burien [King County]
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    • Burien [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fircrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,268 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Fircrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<6>
    • Des Moines [King County]
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      • Des Moines [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Fircrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,389 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<6>
    • SeaTac [King County]
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      • SeaTac [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fircrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,904 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for SeaTac<6>
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
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      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Fircrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<6>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
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      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Fircrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,410 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<6>
    • Gig Harbor [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gig Harbor
      • Gig Harbor [Pierce County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fircrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,873 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gig Harbor<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fircrest ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pierce County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fircrest. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fircrest.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fircrest - 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 city (such as Fircrest). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fircrest 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fircrest) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fircrest. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FircrestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fircrest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2391, Longitude: -122.5163    
<6>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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