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Cosmopolis
Grays Harbor County, Washington

ZipCodes
98537

Motto
"City of the World"



Page Contents for Cosmopolis, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
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.
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.

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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History & History Related Items

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.
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The incorporation of Cosmopolis

1891


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.

More Information on Cosmopolis.

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.

Things to see and do in the area.
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Cosmopolis City Government

Cosmopolis is governed by a Mayor and 5 Council people elected at large

Cosmopolis City Hall
1300 1st St.
P.O. Box G
Cosmopolis 98537
Phone: 360-532-9230

Cosmopolis Chamber

Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce
506 Duffy Street
Aberdeen, Washington 98520
Phone: 360-532-1924
Toll-free: 800 321-1924
Email: webmaster@graysharbor.org
We serve the core cities of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis as well as Grays Harbor County

Cosmopolis Organizations

Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce
506 Duffy Street
Aberdeen, Washington 98520
Phone: 360-532-1924
Toll-free: 800 321-1924
Email: webmaster@graysharbor.org
We serve the core cities of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis as well as Grays Harbor County

Cosmopolis Schools

Cosmopolis School District 99
1439 4th St
Cosmopolis, WA 98537
Phone: 360-532-7181


North River School District
2867 N River Rd
Cosmopolis, WA 98537
Phone: 360-532-3079 Cosmopolis

Miscellany

The population of Cosmopolis was:
1990 - 1,372
1995 - 1,495
1998 - 1,540

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