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Welcome to Grand Mound ...

Grand Mound is located in Thurston County<1>.

Grand Mound is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Grand Mound: (360)

Communities Also Named Grand Mound ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Grand Mound - it's located in Iowa.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grand Mound.

Communities near Grand Mound ...

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

  • Lacey [Thurston County]
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    • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Grand Mound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<4>
  • Olympia [Thurston County]
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    • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Grand Mound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<4>
  • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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    • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Grand Mound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<4>
  • Centralia [Lewis County]
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    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Grand Mound
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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      • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Grand Mound
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<4>
    • Rainier [Thurston County]
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      • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Grand Mound
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<4>
    • Napavine [Lewis County]
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      • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Grand Mound
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<4>
    • Tenino [Thurston County]
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      • Tenino [Thurston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Grand Mound
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenino<4>
    • Oakville [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Oakville [Grays Harbor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Grand Mound
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 697 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<4>
    • Bucoda [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucoda
      • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Grand Mound
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucoda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grand Mound ...

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

Adding Grand Mound to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grand Mound 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 Grand Mound was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Grand Mound on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grand Mound on our Genealogy Page.

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About Thurston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Thurston County: www.co.thurston.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 Thurston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grand Mound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Grand Mound) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grand Mound. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grand MoundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grand Mound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8116, Longitude: -123.0129    
<4>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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