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Pacific Beach, Washington

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Welcome to Pacific Beach ...

Pacific Beach is located on the Pacific coast of the Olympic Peninsula.

Pacific Beach is located in Grays Harbor County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Pacific Beach: Pacific Bch.

Pacific Beach is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Pacific Beach lies within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Pacific Beach: 98571<3>

Websites for Pacific Beach ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Pacific Beach, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Pacific Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pacific Beach - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Pacific Beach ...

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

  • Ocean Shores [Grays Harbor County]
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    • Ocean Shores [Grays Harbor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Pacific Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Shores
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Shores<5>
  • Copalis Beach [Grays Harbor County]
  • Copalis Crossing [Grays Harbor County]
  • Ocean City [Grays Harbor County]
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    • Taholah [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Taholah [Grays Harbor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Pacific Beach
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    • Humptulips [Grays Harbor County]
    • Axford [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axford
      • Axford [Grays Harbor County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Pacific Beach
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    • Oyehut [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Oyehut [Grays Harbor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Pacific Beach
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    • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Gray Gables [Grays Harbor County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Pacific Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Gables have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray Gables
    • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Grays Harbor City [Grays Harbor County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Pacific Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grays Harbor City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grays Harbor City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pacific Beach ...

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

Adding Pacific Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pacific Beach 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 Pacific Beach 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 Pacific Beach on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Grays Harbor, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pacific Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Pacific Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pacific Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pacific Beach) 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 Pacific Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pacific BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pacific Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2089, Longitude: -124.2023    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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