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Welcome to Sumner ...
The city of Sumner is located on Puget Sound.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sumner has a population of 10,433 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sumner.
The community of Sumner is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sumner lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sumner lies within the (253) area code.
The ZIP codes for Sumner: 98352, 98390-98391<4>
Websites for Sumner ...
Official Website: www.ci.sumner.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sumner had an population of 10,433 people. This is an increase of 10.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sumner had a population of 9,451 people. This makes Sumner the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Sumner represents 0.14% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,451 people, the population of Sumner increased 11.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,504 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sumner.
Communities Also Named Sumner ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Sumner - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sumner.
Communities near Sumner ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sumner.
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 Sumner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sumner.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sumner. 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 Sumner.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sumner. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sumner.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumner ...
Looking for more information about Sumner? 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 Sumner, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sumner.
Adding Sumner to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sumner 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 Sumner was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Sumner
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sumner on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Sumner: www.ci.sumner.wa.us/
The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022