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Located in: Pierce County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Park Jct.

Time Zone: Park Junction lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT)

Elevation: 1,320 feet [402.34 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Park Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7607, Longitude: -122.1407     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Park Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   46° 45' 38"
Lon:   -122° 8' 26"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Elbe

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Park Junction

GNIS ID:   1524208
FIPS State / Place Code:   53 / 53300

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About Pierce County

The community of Tacoma is the County Seat for Pierce County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Pierce)


2016:<4>     861,312   (8.31% increase since 2010)  
2010:     795,225   (13.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     700,820

Total Area:<5>   1,806 sq. miles [4,678.7 km²]   - of which 7.58% is water (136.9 sq. miles [354.7 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   325,375

Official Website:   www.co.pierce.wa.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Pierce

GNIS ID:   1529159
FIPS State / County Code:   53 / 053

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About Washington

From the US Census


2016:     7,288,000   (8.38% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,724,540   (14.09% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,894,121

Websites for State of Washington

Official Website:   www.access.wa.gov/
Tourism:   www.experiencewa.com/
Parks:   www.parks.wa.gov/
Fishing:   wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/
Hunting:   wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Washington

GNIS ID:   1779804
FIPS State:   53

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Park Junction)

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The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

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<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Park Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Park Junction, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Park Junction.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Park Junction. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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