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Welcome to Kalama ...
The city of Kalama is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).
The pronunciation of Kalama: kuh-LAM-uh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kalama has a population of 2,793 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Kalama.
The community of Kalama is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Kalama lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Kalama: (360)
The ZIP code for Kalama: 98625<5>
Websites for Kalama ...
Official Website: www.cityofkalama.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kalama had an population of 2,793 people. This is an increase of 19.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kalama had a population of 2,344 people. This makes Kalama the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Kalama represents 0.03% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 153rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,344 people, the population of Kalama increased 31.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,783 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kalama.
Communities near Kalama ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kalama.
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 Kalama. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kalama.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kalama. 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 Kalama.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kalama. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kalama.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kalama ...
Looking for more information about Kalama? 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 Kalama, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kalama.
Adding Kalama to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Kalama 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 Kalama was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Kalama
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kalama on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Kalama: www.cityofkalama.com/
The official website for Cowlitz County: www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022