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Welcome to Spanaway ...

The pronunciation of Spanaway: SPAN-uh-way<1>

Spanaway is located on Puget Sound.

Spanaway is located in Pierce County.

Spanaway is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Spanaway lies within the (253) area code.

The ZIP code for Spanaway: 98387<3>

Communities near Spanaway ...

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

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bonney Lake   [Map]   20,675   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edgewood   [Map]   11,213   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fife   [Map]   10,154   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lacey   [Map]   49,748   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Spanaway. 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 Spanaway. 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 Spanaway.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spanaway ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spanaway. 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanaway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1045, Longitude: -122.4349     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spanaway.

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