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Granite Falls, Washington
(Snohomish County)

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Welcome to Granite Falls ...

The city of Granite Falls is located on Puget Sound.

Granite Falls is located in Snohomish County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Granite Falls has a population of 4,234 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Granite Falls.

The community of Granite Falls is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Granite Falls: 98252<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Granite Falls had an population of 4,234 people. This is an increase of 25.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 80.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Granite Falls had a population of 3,364 people. This makes Granite Falls the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Granite Falls represents 0.05% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,364 people, the population of Granite Falls increased 43.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,347 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Granite Falls.

Communities Also Named Granite Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Granite Falls: This one is located in Snohomish County and the other is located in Chelan County.

Beyond Washington, there are 5 communities that are also named Granite Falls - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas, Minnesota and North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Granite Falls.

Communities near Granite Falls ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Granite Falls.

  • Everett [Snohomish County]
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    • Everett [Snohomish County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett<6>
  • Marysville [Snohomish County]
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    • Marysville [Snohomish County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<6>
  • Lake Stevens [Snohomish County]
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    • Lake Stevens [Snohomish County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Stevens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Stevens<6>
  • Mukilteo [Snohomish County]
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    • Mukilteo [Snohomish County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,351 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mukilteo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mukilteo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arlington [Snohomish County]
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      • Arlington [Snohomish County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Granite Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,068 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<6>
    • Mill Creek [Snohomish County]
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      • Mill Creek [Snohomish County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Granite Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Creek<6>
    • Monroe [Snohomish County]
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      • Monroe [Snohomish County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Granite Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
    • Snohomish [Snohomish County]
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      • Snohomish [Snohomish County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Granite Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,362 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snohomish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snohomish<6>
    • Sultan [Snohomish County]
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      • Sultan [Snohomish County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Granite Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,673 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sultan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sultan<6>
    • Hyland [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyland
      • Hyland [Snohomish County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Granite Falls
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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 Granite Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Granite Falls.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Granite Falls. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Granite Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granite Falls ...

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

Adding Granite Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granite Falls. 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: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Snohomish, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Granite Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Granite Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Granite Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Granite Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Granite Falls) 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 Granite Falls. 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 Granite FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granite Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0834, Longitude: -121.9694    
<6>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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