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Welcome to Ilwaco ...
The coastal city of Ilwaco is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).
The pronunciation of Ilwaco: il-WAH-koh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ilwaco has a population of 986 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ilwaco.
The community of Ilwaco is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Ilwaco lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ilwaco is located in the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Ilwaco: 98624<5>
Websites for Ilwaco ...
Official Website: www.ilwacowashington.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ilwaco had an population of 986 people. This is an increase of 5.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ilwaco had a population of 936 people. This makes Ilwaco the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Ilwaco represents 0.01% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 936 people, the population of Ilwaco decreased 1.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 950 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ilwaco.
Communities near Ilwaco ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ilwaco.
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 Ilwaco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ilwaco.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ilwaco. 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 Ilwaco.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ilwaco. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ilwaco.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ilwaco ...
Looking for more information about Ilwaco? 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 Ilwaco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ilwaco.
Adding Ilwaco to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ilwaco 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 Ilwaco was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ilwaco on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Ilwaco: www.ilwacowashington.com/
The official website for Pacific County: www.co.pacific.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022