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South Bend, Washington

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Welcome to South Bend ...

The coastal city of South Bend is located in Pacific County<1> and is the County Seat for Pacific County.

A typical abbreviation for South Bend: S. Bend

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Bend has a population of 1,701 people<2> (see below for details).

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

South Bend is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for South Bend: (360)

The ZIP code for South Bend: 98586<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Bend had an population of 1,701 people. This is an increase of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Bend had a population of 1,637 people (which is 7.83% of the total population of Pacific County). This makes South Bend the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of South Bend represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 175th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,637 people, the population of South Bend decreased 9.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,807 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Bend.

Communities Also Named South Bend ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named South Bend - they are located in Arkansas (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near South Bend ...

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

  • Bay Center [Pacific County]
  • Menlo [Pacific County]
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    • Menlo [Pacific County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of South Bend
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  • Tokeland [Pacific County]
  • Lebam [Pacific County]
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    • Oysterville [Pacific County]
    • Nahcotta [Pacific County]
    • Ocean Park [Pacific County]
    • Grayland [Grays Harbor County]
    • Bay City [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Bay City [Grays Harbor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of South Bend
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Laidlow [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Laidlow [Grays Harbor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of South Bend
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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 South Bend. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Bend.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Bend. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for South Bend.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Bend ...

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

Adding South Bend to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found South Bend on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

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

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About Pacific County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pacific, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Bend.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Bend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 South Bend). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Bend or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Bend) 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 South Bend. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South BendOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Bend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6633, Longitude: -123.7982    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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