Washington Counties - Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods, Maps & Data


There are 39 counties in Washington.  All counties are functioning governmental units, each governed by a board of county commissioners except for Clallam, King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Whatcom Counties which are each governed by a county council.  Six counties, Clallam, King, Pierce, San Juan, Snohomish, and Whatcom, have Home Rule Charters, which among other things, give the counties broad planning powers.

There are 242 county subdivisions in Washington. They are all census county divisions (CCDs), which are delineated for statistical purposes, have no legal function, and are not governmental units.

Washington Counties - Populated Places in 39 Counties

Also see County: Census Data | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | ZIP Codes | Land, Farms, & Ranches


Washington Counties Synopsis

The Washington Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 39 Washington Counties.

Also see Washington County: ZIP Codes | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | Census Data | Land, Farms, & Ranches

Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.

Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.

The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.

The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.