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Welcome to Salkum ...

Salkum is located in Lewis County<1>.

Salkum is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Salkum is within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Salkum: 98582<3>

Communities near Salkum ...

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

  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Salkum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<5>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
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    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Salkum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<5>
  • Winlock [Lewis County]
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    • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Salkum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<5>
  • Morton [Lewis County]
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    • Morton [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Salkum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
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      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Salkum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<5>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Salkum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<5>
    • Ethel [Lewis County]
    • Onalaska [Lewis County]
    • Cinebar [Lewis County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salkum ...

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

Adding Salkum to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

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 Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Salkum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Salkum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Salkum or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Salkum) 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 Salkum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SalkumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salkum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5322, Longitude: -122.6261    
<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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