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The location of South Hill









Welcome to South Hill ...

South Hill is located in Pierce County.

The location of South Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for South Hill: S. Hill

South Hill is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near South Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Covington   [Map]   20,916   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   N   18 miles [29 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named South Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named South Hill - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Hill. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Hill. 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 South Hill.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Hill ...

Looking for more information about South Hill? 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.

Looking for more information about South Hill? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to South Hill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for South Hill.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

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


Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- South Hill) 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 South Hill. 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 Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1412, Longitude: -122.2701     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Hill.

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