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Welcome to Forks ...
The city of Forks is located on the Olympic Peninsula.
Forks is located in Clallam County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Forks has a population of 3,832 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Forks is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Forks lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Forks is located in the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Forks: 98331<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Forks had a population of 3,532 people. This makes Forks the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Forks represents 0.05% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,532 people, the population of Forks increased 13.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,120 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Forks had an population of 3,832 people. This is an increase of 8.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.82% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Forks.
Communities near Forks ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Forks and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Forks.
Communities Also Named Forks ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Forks - they are located in California, Kentucky, Maine, New Brunswick, New York (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forks.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Forks:
Websites for Forks ...
Official Website: www.forkswashington.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forks ...
Looking for more information about Forks? 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 Forks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forks.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Forks: www.forkswashington.org/
The official website for Clallam County: www.clallam.net/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Feb 2019