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A Guide to Pierce County

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Genealogy Connections in Pierce County?

Discover your past and the past of your family in Pierce County.  Check out the Pierce County Genealogical web site.

 

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Pierce County Library  Our mission is to bring the world of information and imagination to all people of our community.
 

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$Unclaimed Property$  

Could the State be holding money that is owed to you?  Click here to find out! 

 

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Essential 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 terminal.

 

 

 

Current Events...

 

Family Day
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!
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NorthwestTrek

Gig Harbor Art Walk
(1st Sat. of Every Month)
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.


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Quick Facts about

Pierce County

 

The U.S. Census Bureau gives us lots of quick, recent statistics about Pierce County. Quick Facts Data is derived from U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Non-employer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report.

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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."  More...

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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.

 

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People Helping People...


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.

 

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 Parents ~ Educators ~ Students

We hope you like our  Education site with links to excellent online ideas for teachers' planning and Pierce County schools.

 

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MapQuest

If you haven't checked MapQuest 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,  meetings,

stationary, etc.

 

 

 

Local News

 

~ Dispatch, The

~ Tacoma News Tribune

~ Puyallup Herald

~ Tacoma Weekly

~ Daffodil Valley Times

~ Northwest Guardian

~ Seattle Times

~ Seattlepi.com/

 

News Links

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.

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Pierce County, 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.

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Pierce County Real Estate

 

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.

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Tacoma Regional Convention & Visitor's Bureau

 

"Welcome to Tacoma... Puyallup... Mount Rainier...
& outlying Pierce County
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"

 

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Gas Prices in Pierce County

Would you like to know where the lowest gas prices are in Pierce County? Click here for the stations with the lowest gas prices in Tacoma, Lakewood, Puyallup, Sumner, Gig Harbor, Milton...

 

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Farmers Market

Although our farmers markets are not  in session right now, 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:

Gig Harbor

Puyallup

Tacoma

Eatonville

University Place

 

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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 on-line.

 Things To Do

 

Mt. Ranier...the highest point in Pierce County...

Lake Tapps: Pierce County, WA

Minter Bay: Pierce County, WA

Typical harbor scene: Pierce County, WA

Tacoma, WA...Pierce County

Cities:

Auburn

Bonney Lake

DuPont

Eatonville

Edgewood

Fife

Fircrest

Gig Harbor

Lakewood

Milton

Orting

Pacific

Puyallup

Ruston

Steilacoom

Sumner

Tacoma

University Place

Wilkeson

 

Military Bases:

Fort Lewis

McChord Air Force Base

 

Area Webcams:

-- Tacoma Traffic

-- Mt. Rainier National Park

-- Tacoma Weather Cam

-- Puget Sound: Eagle Cam

 

 

 

 

 

   

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