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Welcome to Herron Island ...

Herron Island is located in Pierce County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Herron Island: Herron Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

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

Communities near Herron Island ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Herron Island.

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Herron Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<3>
  • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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    • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Herron Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<3>
  • Lacey [Thurston County]
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    • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Herron Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<3>
  • Olympia [Thurston County]
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    • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Herron Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<3>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • University Place [Pierce County]
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      • University Place [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Herron Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place<3>
    • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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      • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Herron Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<3>
    • Shelton [Mason County]
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      • Shelton [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Herron Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,955 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<3>
    • Gig Harbor [Pierce County]
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      • Gig Harbor [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Herron Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,873 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gig Harbor<3>
    • DuPont [Pierce County]
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      • DuPont [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Herron Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuPont<3>
    • Fircrest [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fircrest
      • Fircrest [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Herron Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fircrest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fircrest<3>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Herron Island ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Herron Island. 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Herron Island) 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 Herron Island. 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 Herron IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Herron Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2645, Longitude: -122.8353    
<3>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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