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Welcome to Skykomish ...

The town of Skykomish is located on Puget Sound.

Skykomish is located in King County<1>.

The pronunciation of Skykomish: sky-KOH-mish<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Skykomish has a population of 220 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Skykomish.

The community of Skykomish is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The ZIP code for Skykomish: 98288<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Skykomish had an population of 220 people. This is an increase of 11.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Skykomish had a population of 198 people. This makes Skykomish the county's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 198 people, the population of Skykomish decreased 7.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 214 people).

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

Communities near Skykomish ...

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

  • Gold Bar [Snohomish County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bar
    • Gold Bar [Snohomish County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Skykomish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Bar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gold Bar<7>
  • Index [Snohomish County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Index
    • Index [Snohomish County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Skykomish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Index
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Index<7>
  • Baring [King County]
  • May Creek [Snohomish County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for May Creek
    • May Creek [Snohomish County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Skykomish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for May Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on May Creek
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monte Cristo [Snohomish County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monte Cristo
      • Monte Cristo [Snohomish County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Skykomish
    • Startup [Snohomish County]
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      • Startup [Snohomish County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northwest of Skykomish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Startup have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Startup
    • Snoqualmie Pass [Kittitas County]
    • North Sultan [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Sultan
      • North Sultan [Snohomish County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northwest of Skykomish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Sultan have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Sultan
    • Sultan [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sultan
      • Sultan [Snohomish County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northwest of Skykomish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,673 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sultan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sultan<7>
    • North Bend [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Bend
      • North Bend [King County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Skykomish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Bend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Bend<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Skykomish ...

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

Adding Skykomish to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Skykomish 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 Skykomish was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Skykomish on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About King County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/

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 King, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Skykomish. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Skykomish.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Skykomish - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Skykomish). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Skykomish or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Skykomish) 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 Skykomish. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SkykomishOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skykomish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7093, Longitude: -121.3606    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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