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Welcome to South Tacoma ...

South Tacoma is located in Pierce County.

A typical abbreviation for South Tacoma: S. Tacoma

South Tacoma is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near South Tacoma ...

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 Tacoma and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Tacoma. 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 Tacoma. 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 Tacoma.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Tacoma ...

Looking for more information about South Tacoma? 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.

Looking for more information about South Tacoma? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Tacoma. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around South Tacoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from South Tacoma. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Tacoma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Tacoma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2059, Longitude: -122.4835     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Tacoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Tacoma.

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This page was last modified: 03 Dec 2018
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