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Porter, Washington

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The location of Porter

Welcome to Porter ...

Porter is located in Grays Harbor County.

The location of Porter has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Porter is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Porter: (360)

Communities near Porter ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Porter and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Brady   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elma   [Map]   3,092   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Garden City   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
McCleary Junction   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
McCleary   [Map]   1,691   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Montesano   [Map]   3,963   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Porter.

Communities Also Named Porter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Porter - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Porter. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Porter. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Porter.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Porter:

Websites for Porter ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Porter ...

Looking for more information about Porter? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Grays Harbor County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grays Harbor County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Porter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Porter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Porter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9390, Longitude: -123.3107     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Porter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Porter.

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