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Welcome to Wilkeson ...
The town of Wilkeson is located on Puget Sound.
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.
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.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022