Hoquiam, Washington

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Hoquiam, Washington
City of Hoquiam
Downtown Hoquiam
Downtown Hoquiam
Location of Hoquiam, Washington
Location of Hoquiam, Washington
Coordinates: 46°58′49″N 123°53′8″W / 46.98028°N 123.88556°W / 46.98028; -123.88556Coordinates: 46°58′49″N 123°53′8″W / 46.98028°N 123.88556°W / 46.98028; -123.88556
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyGrays Harbor
Area
 • City16.42 sq mi (42.54 km2)
 • Land9.54 sq mi (24.72 km2)
 • Water6.88 sq mi (17.82 km2)
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City8,726
 • Estimate 
(2017)
8,500
 • Density890.71/sq mi (343.89/km2)
 • Urban29,856
 • Metro72,697
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
98550
Area code(s)360
FIPS code53-32300
GNIS feature ID1512309[4]
Websitewww.cityofhoquiam.com

Hoquiam (/ˈhkwiəm/ HOH-kwee-əm) is a city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. The population was 8,726 at the 2010 Census. Its name comes from a Native-American word meaning "hungry for wood".[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  2. "Aberdeen, WA Urban Cluster Summary" (PDF). (Washington State) Office of Financial Management. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
  3. "Aberdeen, WA Micro Area". Census Reporter. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  4. "Hoquiam". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  5. Gulick, Bill (1996). A Traveler's History of Washington. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Press. p. 164. ISBN 0-87004-371-4.