Pierce County, Washington
county in the state of Washington, United States
Pierce County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 795,225, making it the second-most populous county in Washington behind King County. The county seat and largest city is Tacoma.
Location within the U.S. state of Washington
Washington's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 22, 1852|
|Named for||Franklin Pierce|
|• Total||1,806 sq mi (4,680 km2)|
|• Land||1,670 sq mi (4,300 km2)|
|• Water||137 sq mi (350 km2) 7.6%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||525/sq mi (203/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (Pacific)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (PDT)|
|Congressional districts||6th, 8th, 9th, 10th|