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Our Genealogy Helper for Wollochet ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Wollochet (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Wollochet. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Wollochet is located in Pierce County.

To see how the shape of Washington's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pierce County: King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Lewis, Mason, Thurston & Yakima.

Below are the counties that are near Wollochet. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Wollochet:

  • Pierce County     (The home county of Wollochet)
    • Cromwell (less than 2 miles to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromwell
      • Cromwell lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromwell
    • Artondale (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artondale
      • Artondale lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artondale
    • Fox Island (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Ruston (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruston
      • Ruston lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruston
    • Fircrest (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fircrest
      • Fircrest lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fircrest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fircrest<3>
    • University Place (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Place
      • University Place lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • 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<3>
    • Gig Harbor (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gig Harbor
      • Gig Harbor lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • 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<3>
    • Rosedale (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
      • Rosedale lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Gertrude (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gertrude
      • Gertrude lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gertrude
    • Tacoma (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma
      • Tacoma lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<3>
    • Steilacoom (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steilacoom
      • Steilacoom lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steilacoom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom<3>
    • Lakewood (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
      • Lakewood lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<3>
  • Grays Harbor County
    • McCleary (35 miles [56.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCleary
      • McCleary lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Grays Harbor County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,830 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCleary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCleary<3>
    • Malone (40 miles [64.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Jefferson County
    • Brinnon (31 miles [49.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Quilcene (40 miles [64.4 km] to the north)
  • King County
    • Tahlequah (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tahlequah
      • Tahlequah lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tahlequah
    • Magnolia Beach (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Beach
      • Magnolia Beach lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Beach
    • Milton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,222 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<3>
    • Federal Way (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal Way
      • Federal Way lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • 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<3>
    • Redondo (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redondo
      • Redondo lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redondo
    • Vashon (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Star Lake (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Lake
      • Star Lake lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Lake
    • Woodmont Beach (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodmont Beach
      • Woodmont Beach lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodmont Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodmont Beach
    • Zenith (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zenith
      • Zenith lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zenith
    • Algona (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algona
      • Algona lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algona<3>
    • Pacific (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pacific
      • Pacific lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,168 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pacific
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacific<3>
    • Des Moines (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Moines
      • Des Moines lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Wollochet and is located in King County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,389 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Moines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<3>
  • Kitsap County
    • Burley (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Olalla (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Bethel (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • East Port Orchard (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Port Orchard
      • East Port Orchard lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Port Orchard
    • South Colby (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Colby
      • South Colby lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Colby
    • Southworth (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southworth
      • Southworth lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southworth
    • Colby (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colby
      • Colby lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colby
    • Gorst (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Parkwood (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkwood
      • Parkwood lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkwood
    • Port Orchard (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Orchard
      • Port Orchard lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,718 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Orchard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Orchard<3>
    • South Park Village (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Colchester (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colchester
      • Colchester lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Kitsap County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester
  • Mason County
    • Grapeview (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Allyn (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Belfair (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Bayshore (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayshore
      • Bayshore lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Wollochet and is located in Mason County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayshore
    • Tahuya (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
    • Shelton (24 miles [38.6 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelton
      • Shelton lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Wollochet and is located in Mason County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,955 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelton<3>
    • New Kamilche (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Kamilche
      • New Kamilche lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Mason County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Kamilche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kamilche
    • Hoodsport (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
    • Potlatch (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
    • Skokomish (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skokomish
      • Skokomish lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Wollochet and is located in Mason County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skokomish
    • Lilliwaup (28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Mohrweis (30 miles [48.3 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohrweis
      • Mohrweis lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Wollochet and is located in Mason County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohrweis
  • Snohomish County
    • Woodway (37 miles [59.5 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodway
      • Woodway lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Snohomish County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodway
    • Brier (38 miles [61.2 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brier
      • Brier lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Snohomish County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,955 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brier<3>
    • Edmonds (38 miles [61.2 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmonds
      • Edmonds lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Snohomish County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,515 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmonds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmonds<3>
    • Mountlake Terrace (38 miles [61.2 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountlake Terrace
      • Mountlake Terrace lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Snohomish County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountlake Terrace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountlake Terrace<3>
    • Lynnwood (40 miles [64.4 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynnwood
      • Lynnwood lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Snohomish County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynnwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynnwood<3>
  • Thurston County
    • Puget (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puget
      • Puget lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puget
    • Tanglewilde (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tanglewilde
      • Tanglewilde lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanglewilde
    • Nisqually Indian Community (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nisqually Indian Community
      • Nisqually Indian Community lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nisqually Indian Community
    • Lacey (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacey
      • Lacey lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<3>
    • North Yelm (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Yelm
      • North Yelm lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Yelm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Yelm
    • Kellys Korner (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellys Korner
      • Kellys Korner lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellys Korner
    • Olympia (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olympia
      • Olympia lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olympia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olympia<3>
    • Yelm (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yelm
      • Yelm lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yelm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yelm<3>
    • East Olympia (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
    • Tumwater (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumwater
      • Tumwater lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<3>
    • Rainier (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainier
      • Rainier lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<3>
    • McIntosh (29 miles [46.7 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
      • McIntosh lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Thurston County
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Wollochet, see our County-by-County Page for Wollochet.

Newspapers Published in Wollochet ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 198 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wollochet.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Wollochet, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Wollochet.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Wollochet:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Washington

Cemeteries Near Wollochet ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wollochet.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Wollochet covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Cromwell Cemetery
  • Fox Island Cemetery
  • Artondale Cemetery
  • Haven of Rest Cemetery
  • New Tacoma Cemetery
  • Rosedale Cemetery
  • Gig Harbor Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gig Harbor Cemetery
    • The Gig Harbor Cemetery is located outside and to the north of Gig Harbor.
    • Gig Harbor Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Cresent Valley Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gig Harbor Cemetery
  • Hillcrest Cemetery
  • Ft. Steilacoom Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Steilacoom Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Ft. Steilacoom Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • The Ft. Steilacoom Cemetery is located in Lakewood.Stated another way, Ft. Steilacoom Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Steilacoom Cemetery
  • Western State Hospital Memorial Cemetery
  • Byrd Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Byrd Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Byrd Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Byrd Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrd Cemetery
  • Old Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Pioneer Cemetery
    • Old Pioneer Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet.
    • Old Pioneer Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Rigney Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Pioneer Cemetery
  • Continue List   (123 more) ...
    • Calvary Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
      • Calvary Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet.
      • Calvary Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Calvary Catholic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76727<4>
    • Oakwood Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakwood Hill Cemetery
      • Oakwood Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet.
      • Oakwood Hill Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Oak Wood Cemetery
      • Oak Wood Hill Cemetery
      • Oakwood Cemetery
      • Prairie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood Hill Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1996538<4>
    • Pauper Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pauper Cemetery
      • Pauper Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pauper Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Wollochet had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Wollochet, with the one closest to Wollochet listed first.

  • Wollochet (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wollochet
    • Wollochet lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wollochet had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wollochet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wollochet
  • Fox Island (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Island
    • Fox Island lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fox Island had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fox Island<3>
  • Artondale (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artondale
    • Artondale lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Artondale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artondale
  • Gig Harbor (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gig Harbor
    • Gig Harbor lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 321 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,873 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gig Harbor had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gig Harbor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gig Harbor<3>
  • Rosedale (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
    • Rosedale lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rosedale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
  • Steilacoom (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steilacoom
    • Steilacoom lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 270 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,416 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Steilacoom had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steilacoom
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steilacoom<3>
  • Tacoma (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma
    • Tacoma lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 36,006 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tacoma had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<3>
  • Meridian (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Meridian had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meridian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
  • Excelsior (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
    • Excelsior lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Excelsior had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
  • Purdy (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purdy
    • Purdy lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Purdy had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purdy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purdy
  • Lake City (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lake City had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
  • Lakeview (Pierce County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
    • Lakeview lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 256 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lakeview had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • Minter (Pierce County)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minter
      • Minter lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Minter had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minter
    • Lakebay (Pierce County)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakebay
      • Lakebay lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lakebay had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakebay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakebay<3>
    • Longbranch (Pierce County)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longbranch
      • Longbranch lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Wollochet and is located in Pierce County
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Longbranch had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longbranch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longbranch<3>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Wollochet. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wollochet.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Wollochet) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wollochet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2687, Longitude: -122.5840       In this case, the coordinates for Wollochet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wollochet, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.




 

 

 

 

 


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