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Welcome to Roy ...

The city of Roy is located on Puget Sound.

Roy is located in Pierce County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Roy has a population of 820 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Roy is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Roy: (253)

The ZIP code for Roy: 98580<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roy had a population of 793 people. This makes Roy the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Roy represents 0.01% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 210th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 793 people, the population of Roy increased 205% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 260 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Roy had an population of 820 people. This is an increase of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 215.38% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Roy ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Roy and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
DuPont   [Map]   9,487   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fife   [Map]   10,154   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Olympia   [Map]   51,609   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Puyallup   [Map]   41,001   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Roy.

Communities Also Named Roy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Roy - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roy. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Roy:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roy ...

Looking for more information about Roy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Roy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roy.

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The Communities of Washington

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Roy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Roy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roy) 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 Roy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0036, Longitude: -122.5432     [Map].

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