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Welcome to Matlock ...

Matlock is located on the Olympic Peninsula.

Matlock is located in Mason County<1>.

Matlock is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Matlock is within the boundaries of the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Matlock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Matlock - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba and Texas.

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

Communities near Matlock ...

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

  • Shelton [Mason County]
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    • Shelton [Mason County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Matlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<4>
  • Montesano [Grays Harbor County]
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    • Montesano [Grays Harbor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Matlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montesano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montesano<4>
  • Elma [Grays Harbor County]
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    • Elma [Grays Harbor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Matlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elma<4>
  • McCleary [Grays Harbor County]
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    • McCleary [Grays Harbor County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Matlock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,830 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCleary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCleary<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mohrweis [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohrweis
      • Mohrweis [Mason County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Matlock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohrweis
    • Grisdale [Grays Harbor County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grisdale
      • Grisdale [Grays Harbor County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Matlock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grisdale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Garden City [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Garden City [Grays Harbor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Matlock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • McCleary Junction [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCleary Junction
      • McCleary Junction [Grays Harbor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Matlock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCleary Junction
    • Skokomish [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skokomish
      • Skokomish [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Matlock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skokomish
    • Potlatch [Mason County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matlock ...

Looking for more information about Matlock? 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 Matlock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Matlock.

Adding Matlock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mason County: www.co.mason.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 Mason, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matlock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Matlock) 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 Matlock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MatlockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matlock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2382, Longitude: -123.4080    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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