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Milton, Washington

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Welcome to Milton ...

The city of Milton is located on Puget Sound.

Milton is primarily located in Pierce County. A portion of Milton extends into King County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Milton has a population of 8,230 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Milton is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Milton lies within the (253) area code.

The ZIP code for Milton: 98354<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 6,968 people. This makes Milton the county's 26th most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.1% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,968 people, the population of Milton increased 20.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,795 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 8,230 people. This is an increase of 18.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Milton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Milton and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Burien   [Map]   51,671   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Covington   [Map]   20,916   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maple Valley   [Map]   25,758   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Milton.

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Milton:

Websites for Milton ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

Looking for more information about Milton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Milton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Milton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Milton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Milton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Milton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milton) 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 Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2526, Longitude: -122.3094     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Milton.


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