Tacoma is a city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, and currently is one of the major shipping hubs for the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. As of the 2000 US Census the city’s population was over 193,000 and the city lies just 30 miles east of Olympia, the state’s capital, directly on Puget Sound.
It was founded in the mid 19th century and was a secondary shipping city after Seattle. It was known as “The City of Destiny,” due to its location on the west coast and was chosen as the end of the Northern Pacific Railroad, which helped the city expand quite rapidly. The city connected the Puget Sound area (and all its benefits) with the rest of the United States and today is still one of the busiest ports in the United States.
The city is known for its cool winters and cold, rainy winters, Temperatures during the summer typically hit around 74 degrees during the day, with lows often dropping to around 55 degrees overnight. During the winter, however, temperatures drop sharply, with highs topping out around 44 degrees and lows often dropping to around 33 degrees overnight.
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- City of Tacoma Official Website: http://www.cityoftacoma.org/
- Tacoma on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma,_Washington
- The Official Guide to Tacoma: http://www.traveltacoma.com/
- Tacoma on City Data: http://www.city-data.com/city/Tacoma-Washington.html
Tacoma Zip Codes Include:
98401, 98402, 98403, 98404, 98405, 98406, 98407, 98408, 98409, 98411, 98412, 98413, 98415, 98416, 98417, 98418, 98419, 98421, 98422, 98424, 98431, 98433, 98443, 98444, 98445, 98446, 98447, 98448, 98464, 98465, 98466, 98471, 98481, 98490, 98493