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Welcome to Wollochet ...

Wollochet is located in Pierce County<1>.

The location of Wollochet has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Wollochet is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Wollochet ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Wollochet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Wollochet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<5>
  • Federal Way [King County]
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    • Federal Way [King County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Wollochet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<5>
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Wollochet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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      • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Wollochet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,976 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
    • Lacey [Thurston County]
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      • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Wollochet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<5>
    • Burien [King County]
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      • Burien [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Wollochet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burien<5>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Wollochet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<5>
    • University Place [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Place
      • University Place [Pierce County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Wollochet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place<5>
    • Des Moines [King County]
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      • Des Moines [King County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Wollochet
      • 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<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 Wollochet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wollochet.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wollochet ...

Looking for more information about Wollochet? 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 Wollochet, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wollochet.

Adding Wollochet to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wollochet. 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 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wollochet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- 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).
<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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