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Twisp, Washington

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Welcome to Twisp ...

The town of Twisp is located in Okanogan County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Twisp has a population of 973 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Twisp.

Twisp is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Twisp: (509)

The ZIP code for Twisp: 98856<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Twisp had an population of 973 people. This is an increase of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Twisp had a population of 919 people. This makes Twisp the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Twisp represents 0.01% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 204th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 919 people, the population of Twisp decreased 2.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 938 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Twisp.

Communities near Twisp ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Twisp.

  • Winthrop [Okanogan County]
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    • Winthrop [Okanogan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Twisp
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 492 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winthrop<6>
  • Carlton [Okanogan County]
  • Methow [Okanogan County]
  • Malott [Okanogan County]
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    • Mazama [Okanogan County]
    • Ruby [Okanogan County] - Historic
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      • Ruby [Okanogan County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Twisp
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruby have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Conconully [Okanogan County]
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      • Conconully [Okanogan County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Twisp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conconully<6>
    • Pateros [Okanogan County]
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      • Pateros [Okanogan County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southeast of Twisp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pateros<6>
    • Brewster [Okanogan County]
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      • Brewster [Okanogan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Twisp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brewster<6>
    • Okanogan [Okanogan County]
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      • Okanogan [Okanogan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Twisp
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,607 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okanogan<6>

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 Twisp. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Twisp.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Twisp. 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 Twisp.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Twisp. See our Newspapers Page for Twisp.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twisp ...

Looking for more information about Twisp? 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 Twisp, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Twisp.

Adding Twisp to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Twisp 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 Twisp was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Twisp on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Okanogan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Twisp. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Okanogan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Twisp.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Twisp - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Twisp). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Twisp or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Twisp) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Twisp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TwispOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twisp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3636, Longitude: -120.1224    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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