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Welcome to Gold Bar ...

The city of Gold Bar is located on Puget Sound.

Gold Bar is located in Snohomish County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gold Bar has a population of 2,301 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Gold Bar is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Gold Bar: 98251<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gold Bar had a population of 2,075 people. This makes Gold Bar the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Gold Bar represents 0.03% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,075 people, the population of Gold Bar increased 3.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,014 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gold Bar had an population of 2,301 people. This is an increase of 10.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gold Bar.

Communities near Gold Bar ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gold Bar and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Baring   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carnation   [Map]   2,164   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Duvall   [Map]   7,813   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Index   [Map]   205   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Monroe   [Map]   18,789   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
North Sultan   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gold Bar.

Communities Also Named Gold Bar ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Gold Bar - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, Montana and Nevada.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gold Bar.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gold Bar. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gold Bar. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gold Bar.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gold Bar:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gold Bar ...

Looking for more information about Gold Bar? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gold Bar, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gold Bar.

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

The official website for Snohomish County: www.co.snohomish.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gold Bar.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gold Bar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Gold Bar). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gold Bar or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Gold Bar. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gold Bar) 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 Gold Bar. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gold Bar

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gold Bar. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8565, Longitude: -121.6966     [Map].

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