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Quillayute, Washington

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Welcome to Quillayute ...

Quillayute is located in Clallam County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Quillayute: KWIL-uh-yoot<3>

Quillayute is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Quillayute lies within the (360) area code.

Communities near Quillayute ...

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

  • Forks [Clallam County]
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    • Forks [Clallam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Quillayute
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,914 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forks<6>
  • La Push [Clallam County]
  • Shuwah [Clallam County]
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    • Shuwah [Clallam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Quillayute
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  • Beaver [Clallam County]
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    • Oil City [Jefferson County]
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      • Oil City [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Quillayute
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oil City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ozette [Clallam County]
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      • Ozette [Clallam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Quillayute
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    • Clallam Bay [Clallam County]
    • Sekiu [Clallam County]
    • Clearwater [Jefferson County]
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      • Clearwater [Jefferson County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Quillayute
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    • Waatch [Clallam County]
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      • Waatch [Clallam County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the north of Quillayute
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Quillayute. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Quillayute.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quillayute ...

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

Adding Quillayute to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Quillayute in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Quillayute was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Clallam, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Quillayute. 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quillayute - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Quillayute) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quillayute. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9431, Longitude: -124.5424       In this case, the coordinates for Quillayute have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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