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Issaquah, Washington

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Welcome to Issaquah ...

The city of Issaquah is located on Puget Sound.

Issaquah is located in King County.

The pronunciation of Issaquah: IS-uh-kwah<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Issaquah has a population of 37,487 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Issaquah was established in 1892.

Issaquah is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Issaquah is within the (425) area code.

The ZIP code for Issaquah: 98027<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Issaquah had a population of 30,434 people. This makes Issaquah the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Issaquah represents 0.45% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 30,434 people, the population of Issaquah increased 171.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,212 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Issaquah had an population of 37,487 people. This is an increase of 23.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 234.35% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Issaquah.

Communities near Issaquah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   144,444   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bothell   [Map]   45,533   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Issaquah.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Issaquah. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Issaquah. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Issaquah.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Issaquah:

Websites for Issaquah ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Issaquah ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Issaquah. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Issaquah.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Issaquah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Issaquah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Issaquah or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Issaquah) 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 Issaquah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Issaquah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Issaquah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5381, Longitude: -122.0364     [Map].

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