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Welcome to Purdy ...

Purdy is located in Pierce County<1>.

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

Purdy is near sea level<3>.

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

Purdy is within the boundaries of the (253) area code.

Communities Also Named Purdy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Purdy - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Purdy ...

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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Purdy ...

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

Adding Purdy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Purdy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Purdy was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Purdy.

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

The official website for Pierce County:

The official website for State of Washington:

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 Purdy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Purdy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Purdy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3890, Longitude: -122.6254       In this case, the coordinates for Purdy 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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