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Tacoma, Washington
City
City of Tacoma
Clockwise from top: Downtown Tacoma from the Port of Tacoma, Point Defiance Park, Wright Park, the Tacoma Dome, and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Clockwise from top: Downtown Tacoma from the Port of Tacoma, Point Defiance Park, Wright Park, the Tacoma Dome, and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Flag of Tacoma, Washington
Flag
Official seal of Tacoma, Washington
Seal
Nickname(s): 
City of Destiny, Grit City
Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State
Location of Tacoma in
Pierce County and Washington State
Tacoma, Washington is located in the United States
Tacoma, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 47°14′29″N 122°27′34″W / 47.24139°N 122.45944°W / 47.24139; -122.45944Coordinates: 47°14′29″N 122°27′34″W / 47.24139°N 122.45944°W / 47.24139; -122.45944
Country  United States
State  Washington
County Pierce
Incorporated November 12, 1875
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Victoria Woodards since 2018
Area
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 • City 62.42 sq mi (161.66 km2)
 • Land 49.72 sq mi (128.78 km2)
 • Water 12.70 sq mi (32.88 km2)
Elevation
243 ft (74 m)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • City 198,397
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
216,279
 • Rank US: 102th
 • Density 4,292.14/sq mi (1,657.21/km2)
 • Metro
3,939,363 (US: 15th)
Demonym(s) Tacoman (plural: Tacomans)
Time zone UTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
Zip codes[4]
  • 98001, 98002, 98071, 98092, 98401–98409, 98411–98413, 98415, 98416, 98418, 98421, 98422, 98424, 98430, 98431, 98433, 98438, 98439, 98442–98447, 98450, 98455, 98460, 98464, 98465, 98466, 98467, 98471, 98477, 98481, 98492, 98493, 98497–98499
Area code 253
FIPS code 53-70000
GNIS feature ID 1512713[5]
Website www.cityoftacoma.org