in Pierce County?
Discover your past and the past of your
family in Pierce County. Check out the Pierce County
Genealogical web site.
Pierce County Library Our mission is
to bring the world of information and
imagination to all people of our community.
Could the State be holding money that is owed to you?
Click here to find
Reading Before Flying
Do you plan on flying out of Pierce County soon? We suggest you
check out the site of the Transportation Security Administration
before you pack for your next plane trip. Posted here is the most
current and detailed information on airport screening procedures and
baggage contents restrictions. Take a few minutes to review the
rules and you can spare yourself some annoying surprises at the
Museum of Glass
Every second Saturday: 1-4pm
That's right! every second Saturday of the month from
1-4pm, the Museum of Glass hosts Family Day. You’ll find activities
for children and adults presented throughout the Museum. Explore the
concepts and themes behind the artwork in the galleries and Hot Shop
with hands-on art projects, catch a dance performance, or join the
interactive story circles. Each Family Day is a unique experience.
Bring the family and join us for a day of creativity!
Gig Harbor Art
(1st Sat. of
Recognized by Sunset
Magazine as one of the 5 best small town Art
Walks in the Northwest, the Gig Harbor Art Walk
takes place the first Saturday of every month
from 1-5pm. Enjoy the many shops and galleries
in historic downtown Gig Harbor with special
demonstrations each month. Pick up an art walk
passport at any gallery and be eligible for a
monthly drawing prize worth $100.
The U.S. Census Bureau gives us lots of
quick, recent statistics about Pierce County. Quick Facts Data
is derived from.
Tacoma Public Library
"Welcome to the online home of the Library's
Northwest Room & Special Collections- a veritable treasure trove of
information about the exploration, growth and development of Tacoma
and the Puget Sound Region. Unique databases (created by library
staff) provide easy access to a variety of usually difficult-to-find
information and compelling stories about the people, places and
events that shaped our region's history. What is available online
represents a very small part of the Northwest Rooms resources."
Earthquakes In and Around Pierce County
Interested in information about
earthquake activity in and around Pierce County?
The United States Geological Survey website has created an index map
of recent earthquakes in Washington and around the world. The maps
are updated within 5 minutes of an earthquake.
Would you like a web site for your special
service project? If you are a non-profit organization or
have a worthwhile "people-helping- people" idea or cause, contact us
about the possibility of a free web site.
Parents ~ Educators ~
We hope you like our
Education site with links
to excellent online ideas for teachers' planning and Pierce County
If you haven't checked
out yet, you're in for a real treat! Type in
any address in the U.S. and get a detailed map of the surrounding
area. Just print out the map and use it for directions to your
home, business, or traveling. Great for parties,
Tacoma News Tribune
Daffodil Valley Times
This site is dedicated to keeping you
informed about the world...as well as about Pierce County.
Be sure to visit our
News Links site where you will find links to local
news online as well as to newspapers and web sites around the world.
Washington (Official Web Site)
Pierce County's official web site offers
you detailed information about every aspect of government in the
county. Check out their
Directory of Departments & Offices.
Pierce County Real
For those of you who are looking for a
home or acreage in Pierce County, take a look at at our
Real Estate Page
with links to local real estate web sites.
Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Washington! Discover our area's amazing combination of
cultural attractions, historic sites, outdoor activities and
stunning natural beauty.
Discover the place Where Art and Nature Meet"
Gas Prices in
Would you like to know where the lowest gas prices are in Pierce
Click here for the stations with the lowest gas prices in
Tacoma, Lakewood, Puyallup, Sumner, Gig Harbor, Milton...
Get ready to relish some great produce at the Pierce County Farmers
Markets which open in April and run until November. During the
season more than 100 small farms from all over Pierce County
participate. As certified producers, our farmers sell only the
commodities that they have grown or raised. The range of products
available is astounding; from vine ripened fruits and vegetables, to
sweet honey, fresh oysters, trees, flowers, herbs, cheese and more.
Find a location near you:
Pierce County Fair
The Pierce County Fair Association will celebrate the 65th annual
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR, August 9-12. Join us for our yearly
celebration of rural life, agriculture and good ol’ family values.
The PIERCE COUNTY FAIR is situated amongst the firs and green grass
of beautiful Frontier Park. Sit back and enjoy a wide selection of
tasty fair foods while viewing some of our many free entertainment
acts and attractions. The PIERCE COUNTY FAIR is the link to our
agricultural past and our fast paced modern life. Don’t miss the
excitement each year… 2012 Exhibitor Guides will be distributed to
Pierce County Libraries in May. The Guide will also be available
McChord Air Force Base