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Welcome to South Prairie ...

The town of South Prairie is located on Puget Sound.

South Prairie is located in Pierce County.

A typical abbreviation for South Prairie: S. Prairie

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, South Prairie has a population of 443 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of South Prairie is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for South Prairie: 98385<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Prairie had a population of 434 people. This makes South Prairie the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 434 people, the population of South Prairie increased 13.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 382 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, South Prairie had an population of 443 people. This is an increase of 2.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.97% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near South Prairie ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Prairie and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bonney Lake   [Map]   20,675   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Covington   [Map]   20,916   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Enumclaw   [Map]   11,784   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named South Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named South Prairie - they are located in North Dakota and Texas.

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

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 South Prairie. 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 South Prairie. 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 Prairie.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Prairie ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Prairie. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Prairie.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1393, Longitude: -122.0979     [Map].

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