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La Push, Washington

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Welcome to La Push ...

La Push is located on the Pacific coast of the Olympic Peninsula.

La Push is located in Clallam County<1>.

The pronunciation of La Push: luh-POOSH<2>

La Push is near sea level<3>.

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

La Push is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for La Push: 98350<4>

Communities near La Push ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near La Push.

  • Forks [Clallam County]
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    • Forks [Clallam County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of La Push
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forks<6>
  • Shuwah [Clallam County]
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    • Shuwah [Clallam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of La Push
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  • Oil City [Jefferson County]
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    • Oil City [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of La Push
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oil City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ozette [Clallam County]
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    • Ozette [Clallam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of La Push
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaver [Clallam County]
    • Clearwater [Jefferson County]
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      • Clearwater [Jefferson County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of La Push
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    • Clallam Bay [Clallam County]
    • Sekiu [Clallam County]
    • Waatch [Clallam County]
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      • Waatch [Clallam County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the north of La Push
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waatch
    • Neah Bay [Clallam County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around La Push. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Push.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Push ...

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

Adding La Push to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of La Push 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 La Push was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for La Push on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Push. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Clallam, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for La Push. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Push - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as La Push). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Push or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- La Push) 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 La Push. 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 La PushOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Push. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9088, Longitude: -124.6364    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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