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Mason County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Named for Charles H. Mason (1830–1859), the first Secretary of State of Washington Territory (1853-59).
  • Established: 1854 Mar 13
  • County seat: Shelton
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 60,699 (Rank: 20 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 959.42 square miles (Rank: 30 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 63.3 people per square miles (Rank: 14 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 6,612 feet, Mount Stone.

 


Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Shelton city 9,834 5.76 1,708.8 12 98584

 


Additional facts

  • Mason County is one of six Washington counties with only one incorporated city.
  • Harstine Island is the 9th largest island in the state (18.7 square miles).

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
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  • All population and area data are from the 2010 United States Census. All population density figures for cities greater than 5,000 people are as well. Densities of smaller towns and cities were calculated separately using US Census data.
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