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Welcome to Vaughn ...

Vaughn is located in Pierce County<1>.

Vaughn is near sea level<2>.

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

Vaughn is within the boundaries of the (253) area code.

The ZIP code for Vaughn: 98394<3>

Communities Also Named Vaughn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Vaughn - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Mississippi (2), Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vaughn.

Communities near Vaughn ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Vaughn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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    • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Vaughn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
  • Bremerton [Kitsap County]
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    • Bremerton [Kitsap County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Vaughn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,322 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremerton<5>
  • University Place [Pierce County]
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    • University Place [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Vaughn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,090 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Place
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Orchard [Kitsap County]
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      • Port Orchard [Kitsap County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Vaughn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Orchard<5>
    • Shelton [Mason County]
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      • Shelton [Mason County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Vaughn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,955 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<5>
    • Gig Harbor [Pierce County]
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      • Gig Harbor [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Vaughn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,873 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gig Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gig Harbor<5>
    • DuPont [Pierce County]
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      • DuPont [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Vaughn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuPont<5>
    • Fircrest [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fircrest
      • Fircrest [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Vaughn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fircrest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fircrest<5>
    • Steilacoom [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steilacoom
      • Steilacoom [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Vaughn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steilacoom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vaughn ...

Looking for more information about Vaughn? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Vaughn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vaughn.

Adding Vaughn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vaughn 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 Vaughn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vaughn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Vaughn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vaughn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vaughn) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vaughn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VaughnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vaughn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3440, Longitude: -122.7634    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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