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Welcome to Fords Prairie ...

Fords Prairie is located in Lewis County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fords Prairie: Fords Pr.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Fords Prairie for more information about variations on the name of Fords Prairie.

Fords Prairie is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fords Prairie is located in the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Fords Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fords Prairie - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Fords Prairie ...

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

  • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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    • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Fords Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<5>
  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Fords Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<5>
  • Rainier [Thurston County]
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    • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Fords Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<5>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
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    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Fords Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napavine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tenino [Thurston County]
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      • Tenino [Thurston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Fords Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenino
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenino<5>
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
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      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Fords Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<5>
    • Oakville [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Oakville [Grays Harbor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Fords Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 697 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<5>
    • Pe Ell [Lewis County]
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      • Pe Ell [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Fords Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pe Ell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pe Ell<5>
    • Bucoda [Thurston County]
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      • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fords Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucoda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<5>
    • Grand Mound [Thurston 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 Fords Prairie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fords Prairie.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fords Prairie ...

Looking for more information about Fords Prairie? 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 Fords Prairie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fords Prairie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Lewis County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.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 Lewis, 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 Fords Prairie - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fords Prairie) 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 Fords Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fords PrairieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fords Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7351, Longitude: -122.9890       In this case, the coordinates for Fords Prairie 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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