A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Hoquiam ...
The coastal city of Hoquiam is located at Grays Harbor.
The pronunciation of Hoquiam: HOH-kwee-um<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hoquiam has a population of 8,661 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Hoquiam was established in 1890.
Hoquiam is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Hoquiam lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hoquiam lies within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Hoquiam: 98550<5>
Websites for Hoquiam ...
Official Website: www.ci.hoquiam.wa.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.graysharbor.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hoquiam had an population of 8,661 people. This is a decrease of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hoquiam had a population of 8,726 people (which is 11.99% of the total population of Grays Harbor County). This makes Hoquiam the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Hoquiam represents 0.13% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,726 people, the population of Hoquiam decreased 4.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,097 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hoquiam.
Communities near Hoquiam ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hoquiam.
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 Hoquiam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hoquiam.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hoquiam. 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 Hoquiam.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hoquiam. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hoquiam.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoquiam ...
Looking for more information about Hoquiam? 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 Hoquiam, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hoquiam.
Adding Hoquiam to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hoquiam 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 Hoquiam was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hoquiam
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hoquiam on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hoquiam: www.ci.hoquiam.wa.us/
The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022