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Located in: Pierce County (see below)

Time Zone: Sumner lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT)

Telephone Area Code: (253)

ZIP Codes: 98352, 98390-98391<1>

Elevation: 50 feet [15.24 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Sumner)

Population

2017:<3>     10,093   (6.79% increase since 2010)  
2010:     9,451   (11.14% increase since 2000)
2000:     8,504

Total Area:<4>   7.62 sq. miles [19.7 km²]   - of which 1.44% is water (0.11 sq. miles [0.3 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   4,279

Official Website: www.ci.sumner.wa.us/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Sumner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2053, Longitude: -122.2400     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   47° 12' 19"
Lon:   -122° 14' 23"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Sumner

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Sumner

GNIS ID:   2412001
FIPS State / Place Code:   53 / 68435

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sumner)


About Pierce County

The city of Tacoma is the County Seat for Pierce County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Pierce)

Population

2017:     876,764   (10.25% increase since 2010)  
2010:     795,225   (13.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     700,820

Total Area:   1,806 sq. miles [4,678.7 km²]   - of which 7.58% is water (136.9 sq. miles [354.7 km²])

Housing Units:   325,375

Official Website:   www.co.pierce.wa.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Pierce

GNIS ID:   1529159
FIPS State / County Code:   53 / 053

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sumner)


About Washington

From the US Census

Population

2017:     7,405,743   (10.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,724,540   (14.09% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,894,121

Websites for State of Washington

Official Website:   www.access.wa.gov/
Tourism:   www.experiencewa.com/
Parks:   www.parks.wa.gov/
Fishing:   wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/
Hunting:   wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Washington

GNIS ID:   1779804
FIPS State:   53

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sumner)

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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: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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 city (such as Sumner). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sumner or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Sumner includes: 98352, 98390 & 98391.

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

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Sumner. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Sumner, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Sumner.

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