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Welcome to Longview ...

The city of Longview is located in Cowlitz County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Longview has a population of 38,375 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Longview.

Longview is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Longview: (360)

The ZIP code for Longview: 98632<4>

Websites for Longview ...

Official Website:   www.ci.longview.wa.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.kelsolongviewchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Longview had an population of 38,375 people. This is an increase of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Longview had a population of 36,648 people (which is 35.79% of the total population of Cowlitz County). This makes Longview the county's most populous community.

The population of Longview represents 0.54% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,648 people, the population of Longview increased 5.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 34,660 people).

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

Communities Also Named Longview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Longview: This one is located in Cowlitz County and the other is located in Benton County.

Beyond Washington, there are 32 communities that are also named Longview - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Mississippi (3), Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Longview.

Communities near Longview ...

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

  • Woodland [Cowlitz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland [Cowlitz County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,548 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<6>
  • Kalama [Cowlitz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalama
    • Kalama [Cowlitz County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalama
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalama<6>
  • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
    • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,304 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<6>
  • Columbia City [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia City
    • Columbia City [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Longview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clatskanie [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clatskanie
      • Clatskanie [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clatskanie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clatskanie<6>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vader
      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vader
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<6>
    • Prescott [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott [Columbia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Longview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
    • Ostrander [Cowlitz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ostrander
      • Ostrander [Cowlitz County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Longview
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ostrander
    • Carrolls [Cowlitz County]
    • Coal Creek [Cowlitz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Creek
      • Coal Creek [Cowlitz County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Longview
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Creek

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 Longview. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Longview.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longview ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cowlitz County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Longview: www.ci.longview.wa.us/

The official website for Cowlitz County: www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Cowlitz, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Longview.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longview - 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 city (such as Longview). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Longview 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Longview) 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 Longview. 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 LongviewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1393, Longitude: -122.9389    
<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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