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Welcome to Skamokawa ...

The pronunciation of Skamokawa: skuh-MAH-kuh-way<1>

Skamokawa is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).

Skamokawa is located in Wahkiakum County.

Skamokawa is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Skamokawa: (360)

The ZIP code for Skamokawa: 98647<3>

Communities near Skamokawa ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Skamokawa and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Astoria (OR)   [Map]   9,862   W   18 miles [29 km]
Brownsmead (OR)   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Clatskanie (OR)   [Map]   1,815   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clifton (OR)   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tongue Point Village (OR)   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Westport (OR)   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Skamokawa. 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 Skamokawa. 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 Skamokawa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Skamokawa ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Skamokawa - 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 community (such as Skamokawa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Skamokawa 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Skamokawa. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Skamokawa) 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 Skamokawa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Skamokawa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skamokawa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2705, Longitude: -123.4570     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Skamokawa.

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