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Lopez, Washington

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Welcome to Lopez ...

Lopez is located on Lopez Island.

Lopez is located in San Juan County<1>.

The pronunciation of Lopez: LOH-pez<2>

Lopez is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Lopez: (360)

The ZIP code for Lopez: 98261<4>

Communities Also Named Lopez ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Lopez - they are located in Missouri, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Lopez ...

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

  • Oak Harbor [Island County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Harbor
    • Oak Harbor [Island County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Lopez
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Harbor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Harbor<6>
  • Oak Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Bay
    • Oak Bay lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Lopez
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Bay<6>
  • Anacortes [Skagit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anacortes
    • Anacortes [Skagit County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Lopez
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anacortes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacortes<6>
  • Friday Harbor [San Juan County]
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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 Lopez. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lopez.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lopez ...

Looking for more information about Lopez? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lopez, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lopez.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lopez. 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 San Juan, 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 Lopez. 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 Lopez - 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 Lopez). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lopez 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 '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- Lopez) 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 Lopez. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LopezOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lopez. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5249, Longitude: -122.9135    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






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