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Welcome to Pullman ...

The city of Pullman is located in Whitman County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pullman has a population of 34,523 people<2> (see below for details).

Pullman was established in 1875.

The community of Pullman is 2,520 feet [768 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Pullman is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Pullman: (509)

The ZIP code for Pullman: 99163<4>

Websites for Pullman ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pullman had an population of 34,523 people. This is an increase of 15.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pullman had a population of 29,799 people (or 66.55% of the total population of Whitman County). This makes Pullman the county's most populous community.

The population of Pullman represents 0.44% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,799 people, the population of Pullman increased 20.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,675 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pullman.

Communities Also Named Pullman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Pullman - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Pullman ...

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

  • Moscow [Latah County]
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    • Moscow [Latah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Pullman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<7>
  • Colfax [Whitman County]
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    • Colfax [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Pullman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,787 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<7>
  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Pullman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<7>
  • Genesee [Latah County]
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    • Genesee [Latah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Pullman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 976 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genesee<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Troy [Latah County]
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      • Troy [Latah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pullman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<7>
    • Potlatch [Latah County]
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      • Potlatch [Latah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Pullman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potlatch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potlatch<7>
    • Garfield [Whitman County]
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      • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Pullman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<7>
    • Colton [Whitman County]
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      • Colton [Whitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Pullman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton<7>
    • Uniontown [Whitman County]
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      • Uniontown [Whitman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Pullman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<7>
    • Onaway [Latah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onaway
      • Onaway [Latah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Pullman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onaway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onaway

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pullman. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pullman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pullman ...

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

Adding Pullman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pullman 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 Pullman was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Pullman

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pullman on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pullman: www.ci.pullman.wa.us/

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

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 Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pullman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pullman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Pullman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pullman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Pullman) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pullman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PullmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pullman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7308, Longitude: -117.1810    
<6>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.
<7>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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