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Welcome to Shelton ...
The coastal city of Shelton is located on the Olympic Peninsula.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Shelton has a population of 10,146 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Shelton was established in 1889.
Shelton is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Shelton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Shelton: (360)
The ZIP code for Shelton: 98584<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shelton had a population of 9,834 people (which is 16.2% of the total population of Mason County). This makes Shelton the county's most populous community.
The population of Shelton represents 0.15% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,834 people, the population of Shelton increased 16.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,442 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Shelton had an population of 10,146 people. This is an increase of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.18% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shelton.
Communities near Shelton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Shelton and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shelton.
Communities Also Named Shelton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Shelton - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shelton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shelton:
Websites for Shelton ...
Official Website: www.ci.shelton.wa.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shelton ...
Looking for more information about Shelton? 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 Shelton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shelton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Shelton: www.ci.shelton.wa.us/
The official website for Mason County: www.co.mason.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019