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University Place, Washington
Welcome to University Place ...
The city of University Place is located on Puget Sound.
A typical abbreviation for University Place: University Pl. (or less commonly used: University Plc.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, University Place has a population of 34,034 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of University Place was established in 1888.
University Place is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: University Place lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for University Place: (253)
The ZIP codes for University Place: 98464, 98466-98467<4>
Websites for University Place ...
Official Website: www.ci.university-place.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, University Place had an population of 34,034 people. This is an increase of 9.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, University Place had a population of 31,144 people. This makes University Place the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of University Place represents 0.46% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 31,144 people, the population of University Place increased 4.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 29,933 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for University Place.
Communities Also Named University Place ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named University Place - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana (3), Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Utah and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for University Place.
Communities near University Place ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near University Place.
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 University Place. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for University Place.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of University Place. 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 University Place.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around University Place. See our Newspapers Page for University Place.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for University Place ...
Looking for more information about University Place? 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 University Place, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for University Place.
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The official website for University Place: www.ci.university-place.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: 27 Apr 2022