A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
South Prairie, Washington
Welcome to South Prairie ...
The town of South Prairie is located on Puget Sound.
A typical abbreviation for South Prairie: S. Prairie
From the Census Estimates for 2019, South Prairie has a population of 443 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of South Prairie.
The community of South Prairie is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: South Prairie lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for South Prairie: 98385<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 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).
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 (which had a count of 382 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near South Prairie ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Prairie.
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 Prairie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Prairie.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Prairie.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Prairie. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding South Prairie to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of South Prairie 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 Prairie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found South Prairie on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for South Prairie on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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: https://access.wa.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022