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Welcome to Sumas ...
The pronunciation of Sumas: SOO-mas<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sumas has a population of 1,536 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sumas.
Sumas is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sumas lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sumas is located in the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Sumas: 98295<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sumas had an population of 1,536 people. This is an increase of 17.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sumas had a population of 1,307 people. This makes Sumas the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Sumas represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,307 people, the population of Sumas increased 36.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 960 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sumas.
Communities Also Named Sumas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sumas - it's located in British Columbia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sumas.
Communities near Sumas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sumas.
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 Sumas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sumas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sumas. 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 Sumas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sumas. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sumas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumas ...
Looking for more information about Sumas? 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 Sumas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sumas.
Adding Sumas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sumas 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 Sumas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Sumas on a map titled Gulf Oil Map of British Columbia (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sumas on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Whatcom County: www.co.whatcom.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022