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Welcome to Summit ...

Summit is located in Pierce County.

When the people of Summit refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Summitite<1>

Summit is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Summit ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Summit and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   80,776   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Covington   [Map]   20,916   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Summit ...

While we believe that this Summit is located in Pierce County, we know of another 3 Washington communities named Summit. Those communities are located in the following counties: Grays Harbor, King and Walla Walla County.

Beyond Washington, there are 170 communities that are also named Summit - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (8), Colorado (2), Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (7), Iowa (4), Kansas (5), Kentucky (5), Louisiana, Maine (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (10), Minnesota (3), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada (4), New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York (5), North Carolina (4), Ohio (11), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (16), Quebec (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (6), Virginia (5), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin (5) and Wyoming.

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

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 Summit. 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 Summit. 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 Summit.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summit ...

Looking for more information about Summit? 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 Summit? 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 Summit, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Summit.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summit. 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Summit refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Summit may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Summit. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Summit) 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 Summit. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1618, Longitude: -122.3571     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Summit.

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