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About Pasco (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Franklin County (see below)

Pronunciation: PASS-coe   <1>

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

Telephone Area Code: (509)

ZIP Code: 99301<2>

Elevation: 420 feet [128.02 m] above sea level<3>

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

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<4>     75,600   (26.46% increase since 2010)  
2010:     59,781   (86.4% increase since 2000)
2000:     32,066

Total Area:<5>   34.07 sq. miles [88.2 km²]   - of which 10.49% is water (3.58 sq. miles [9.3 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   18,782

Websites for Pasco

Official Website:   www.ci.pasco.wa.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.pascochamber.org/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<7>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Pasco:

Lat:   46.238600°   (or 46°14'18" N)

Lon:   -119.102600°   (or -119°6'9" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Columbia Point<8>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Pasco

GNIS ID:   2411381

FIPS State / Place Code:   53 / 53545

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


About Franklin County

The city of Pasco is the County Seat for Franklin County.

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

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     95,446   (22.11% increase since 2010)  
2010     78,163   (58.4% increase since 2000)
2000:     49,347

Total Area:   1,265 sq. miles [3,277.4 km²]   - of which 1.84% is water (23.24 sq. miles [60.2 km²])

Housing Units:   24,423

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

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Franklin

GNIS ID:   1531822

FIPS State / County Code:   53 / 021

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


About Washington

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     7,614,024   (13.23% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,724,540   (14.09% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,894,121

Websites for State of Washington

Official Website:   https://access.wa.gov/

Tourism:   www.experiencewa.com/

Parks:   www.parks.wa.gov/

Fishing:   https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/

Hunting:   https://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 Pasco)

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The official website for Pasco: www.ci.pasco.wa.us/

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Pasco. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<2>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 Pasco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pasco or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pasco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 2019.
<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Pasco. 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.
<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).
<7>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Pasco, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<8>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Pasco.




 

 

 


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