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Welcome to Tenino ...
The city of Tenino is located on the Olympic Peninsula.
The pronunciation of Tenino: ti-NYE-noh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tenino has a population of 1,861 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Tenino.
The community of Tenino is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Tenino lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tenino is within the (360) area code.
The ZIP code for Tenino: 98589<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tenino had an population of 1,861 people. This is an increase of 9.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tenino had a population of 1,695 people. This makes Tenino the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Tenino represents 0.03% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,695 people, the population of Tenino increased 17.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,447 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tenino.
Communities near Tenino ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tenino.
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 Tenino. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tenino.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tenino. 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 Tenino.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tenino. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tenino.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tenino ...
Looking for more information about Tenino? 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 Tenino, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tenino.
Adding Tenino to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Tenino 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 Tenino was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Tenino on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tenino on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Thurston County: www.co.thurston.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