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Welcome to Quilcene ...

Quilcene is located on the Olympic Peninsula.

Quilcene is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The pronunciation of Quilcene: KWIL-seen<2>

Quilcene is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Quilcene: (360)

The ZIP code for Quilcene: 98376<4>

Communities near Quilcene ...

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

  • Poulsbo
  • Leland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
    • Leland lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Quilcene.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
  • Beaver Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Valley
    • Beaver Valley lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Quilcene.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Valley
  • Brinnon
  • Lofall
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lofall
    • Lofall lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Quilcene.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lofall
  • Port Ludlow
  • Seabeck
  • Chimacum
  • Pearson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearson
    • Pearson lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Quilcene.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearson
  • Port Gamble

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quilcene ...

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

Adding Quilcene to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Quilcene 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 we've found for Quilcene was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Quilcene on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Quilcene.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quilcene. 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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Quilcene. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quilcene - 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 community (such as Quilcene). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Quilcene 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- Quilcene) 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 Quilcene. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from QuilceneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quilcene. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8225, Longitude: -122.8758    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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