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Gig Harbor, Washington
Welcome to Gig Harbor ...
A typical abbreviation for Gig Harbor: Gig Hbr. (or less commonly used: Gig Harb. or Gig Hrbr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gig Harbor has a population of 10,726 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gig Harbor.
Gig Harbor is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gig Harbor lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Gig Harbor: (253)
The ZIP codes for Gig Harbor: 98329, 98332, 98335<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gig Harbor had an population of 10,726 people. This is an increase of 50.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 65.91% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gig Harbor had a population of 7,126 people. This makes Gig Harbor the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Gig Harbor represents 0.11% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,126 people, the population of Gig Harbor increased 10.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,465 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gig Harbor.
Communities near Gig Harbor ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gig Harbor.
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 Gig Harbor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gig Harbor.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gig Harbor. 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 Gig Harbor.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gig Harbor. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gig Harbor.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gig Harbor ...
Looking for more information about Gig Harbor? 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 Gig Harbor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gig Harbor.
Adding Gig Harbor to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gig Harbor 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 Gig Harbor was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Gig Harbor on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gig Harbor on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gig Harbor. 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/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022