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"City of the World"

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The population of Cosmopolis is approximately 1,540 (1998), 1649 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 578 (1990), 677 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cosmopolis is 3.18 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.381 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cosmopolis to Washington DC is 2532 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 43 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cosmopolis is positioned 46.95 degrees north of the equator and 123.76 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cosmopolis elevation is 11 - 300 feet above sea level.
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Cosmopolis location: about 50 miles from Olympia, next to the city of Aberdeen. It is located on the south bank of the Chehalis River

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Climate & Weather

Cosmopolis average annual rainfall is 84 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 42 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70 degrees F.
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Cosmopolis history:

The name Cosmopolis means "city of the world." It is next to the city of Aberdeen.

The founding fathers of Cosmopolis are David Byles, Austin Young, James and Henry Karr and Ed campbell. They began the area's first industry, a brickyard, in Cosmopolis. The site was platted in the early 1860s. It was later incorporated in 1891. The first mayor was George Stetson, who was also the general manager of the Grays Harbor mill.
The incorporation date of Cosmopolis: 1891

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Cosmopolis attractions:

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport - See the historic shipyard which is home to the Lady Washington, flagship of Washington State. It was built right here in Aberdeen and is a reproduction of the ship sailed by Captain Robert Gray on his first voyage. He is the first American to "discover" Grays Harbor.

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Here is a tourism site for Grays Harbor.

The Lady Washington is moored in Grays Harbor. Built in Aberdeen, The Lady Washington is an historic reproduction of the ship sailed by Captain Robert Gray on his first northwest voyage.

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