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Welcome to Wilkeson ...

The town of Wilkeson is located on Puget Sound.

Wilkeson is located in Pierce County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wilkeson has a population of 514 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Wilkeson is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Wilkeson: 98396<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wilkeson had an population of 514 people. This is an increase of 7.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wilkeson had a population of 477 people. This makes Wilkeson the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 477 people, the population of Wilkeson increased 20.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 395 people).

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

Communities near Wilkeson ...

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

  • Federal Way [King County]
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    • Federal Way [King County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<6>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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    • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<6>
  • Maple Valley [King County]
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    • Maple Valley [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Wilkeson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Valley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
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      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<6>
    • Covington [King County]
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      • Covington [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wilkeson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,581 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
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      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,410 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<6>
    • Enumclaw [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enumclaw
      • Enumclaw [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Wilkeson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,548 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enumclaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enumclaw<6>
    • Sumner [Pierce County]
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      • Sumner [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumner<6>
    • Fife [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fife
      • Fife [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Wilkeson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fife
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fife<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 Wilkeson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilkeson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilkeson ...

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

Adding Wilkeson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Wilkeson on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wilkeson. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wilkeson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilkeson - 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 Wilkeson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wilkeson 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilkeson) 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 Wilkeson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilkesonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilkeson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1053, Longitude: -122.0463    
<6>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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