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Oil City, Washington

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Welcome to Oil City ...

Oil City is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Oil City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Oil City is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oil City lies within the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Oil City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Oil City - they are located in Alberta, California, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Oil City ...

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

  • Forks [Clallam County]
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    • Forks [Clallam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,914 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forks<5>
  • Clearwater [Jefferson County]
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    • Clearwater [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
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  • La Push [Clallam County]
  • Shuwah [Clallam County]
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    • Shuwah [Clallam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaver [Clallam County]
    • Taholah [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Taholah [Grays Harbor County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
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    • Ozette [Clallam County]
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      • Ozette [Clallam County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Oil City
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    • Amanda Park [Grays Harbor County]
    • Quinault [Grays Harbor County]
    • Clallam Bay [Clallam County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oil City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oil City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oil City ...

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

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oil City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oil City) 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 Oil City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oil CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oil City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7504, Longitude: -124.4255       In this case, the coordinates for Oil City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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