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Welcome to McKenna ...

McKenna is located on Puget Sound.

McKenna is located in Pierce County<1>.

McKenna is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named McKenna ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named McKenna - they are located in New Brunswick and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near McKenna ...

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

  • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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    • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of McKenna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<4>
  • Lacey [Thurston County]
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    • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of McKenna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<4>
  • Olympia [Thurston County]
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    • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of McKenna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<4>
  • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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    • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of McKenna
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DuPont [Pierce County]
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      • DuPont [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of McKenna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuPont<4>
    • Steilacoom [Pierce County]
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      • Steilacoom [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of McKenna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom<4>
    • Eatonville [Pierce County]
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      • Eatonville [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of McKenna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eatonville<4>
    • Rainier [Thurston County]
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      • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of McKenna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<4>
    • Tenino [Thurston County]
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      • Tenino [Thurston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of McKenna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenino<4>
    • Roy [Pierce County]
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      • Roy [Pierce County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of McKenna
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 823 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McKenna ...

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

Adding McKenna to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McKenna 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 McKenna was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.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 Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McKenna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McKenna) 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 McKenna. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McKennaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKenna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9355, Longitude: -122.5563    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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