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Welcome to Pioneer ...

Pioneer is located in Pierce County<1>.

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

Pioneer is near sea level<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Pioneer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Pioneer: This one is located in Pierce County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Washington, there are 35 communities that are also named Pioneer - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (3), California (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (4), Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, Ohio (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Pioneer ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Pioneer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Federal Way [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal Way
    • Federal Way [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Pioneer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<5>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Pioneer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Lakewood [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
    • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Pioneer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lacey [Thurston County]
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      • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Pioneer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<5>
    • Olympia [Thurston County]
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      • Olympia [Thurston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Pioneer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<5>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Pioneer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puyallup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<5>
    • Des Moines [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Moines
      • Des Moines [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Pioneer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,389 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<5>
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonney Lake
      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Pioneer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonney Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<5>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood
      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Pioneer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,410 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pioneer ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, 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 Pioneer - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pioneer) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pioneer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2032, Longitude: -122.5815       In this case, the coordinates for Pioneer 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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