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Potlatch, Washington

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Welcome to Potlatch ...

Potlatch is located in Mason County<1>.

Potlatch is near sea level<2>.

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

Potlatch is within the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Potlatch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Potlatch - it's located in Idaho.

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

Communities near Potlatch ...

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

  • Shelton [Mason County]
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    • Shelton [Mason County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Potlatch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,955 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<4>
  • Tahuya [Mason County]
  • Mohrweis [Mason County]
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    • Mohrweis [Mason County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Potlatch
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  • Lilliwaup [Mason County]
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    • Bayshore [Mason County]
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      • Bayshore [Mason County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Potlatch
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    • Allyn [Mason County]
    • Grapeview [Mason County]
    • Holly [Kitsap County]
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      • Holly [Kitsap County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Potlatch
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    • Matlock [Mason County]
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      • Matlock [Mason County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Potlatch
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    • Belfair [Mason County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Potlatch ...

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

Adding Potlatch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Potlatch 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 Potlatch 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 Potlatch on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Mason, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Potlatch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Potlatch) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Potlatch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PotlatchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potlatch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3771, Longitude: -123.1523    
<4>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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