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Forks
Clallam County, Washington

ZipCodes
98331

Motto
"The REST of the Olympic Peninsula"



Page Contents for Forks, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Forks is approximately 3,450 1998, 3532 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,330 1993, 1264 2010.
The amount of land area in Forks is 3.878 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Forks is 3.5 4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Forks to Washington DC is 2580 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 96 miles. (as the crow flies)
Forks is positioned 47.94 degrees north of the equator and 124.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Forks per capita income is $ 11,535 1989.
Forks median income is $ 26,851 1989.
Forks average annual rainfall is 121 inches per year
Forks average annual snowfall is 11 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 49 summer; 33 winter degrees F.
The average high temperature is 72 summer; 45 winter degrees F.

Location

on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula close to Olympic National Park's Pacific Ocean beaches and Rain Forest area
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Weather


seasonal. This area has a large amount of precipitation. In 1997, there were 162.14 inches of rainfall! Rain usually falls between October and April. Here is a weather page for Forks with several links plus information on the weather.
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Attractions

See The Forks-Web for much information about Forks!
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Forks City Government

City of Forks online

Forks City Hall
P. O. Box 1998
500 East Division Street
Forks, Washington 98331
Phone: 360-374-5412
Fax: 360-374-9430

Forks has a Strong Mayor form of government. There are 6 elected positions - 5 council members and the mayor. There is no salary for these positions. The terms are for four years.



The Police Department has a Chief of Police, One Police Sergeant, Two K9 drug dogs, 6 patrol officers, one School Resource Officer and one Community Service Officer.
The Police Department also runs an Enhanced 911 Dispatch Center and a 42 bed city jail facility. This is overseen by the Corrections Sergeant, and 6 dispatch/corrections officers.



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Clallam County official website.

Forks Chamber

The Forks Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1249
1411 S. Forks Avenue
Forks, Washington 98331
Email

Forks Organizations

The Forks Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1249
1411 S. Forks Avenue
Forks, Washington 98331
Email

Forks Libraries

North Olympic Library System
171 Forks Avenue South
P.O. Box 1817
Forks, WA 98331
Phone: 360 374-6402
TTY: 360 417-8529

Forks Schools

Quillayute Valley School District #402
Administration
P.O. Box 60
Forks, WA 98331
Phone: 360 374-6262



HIGHER EDUCATION


Peninsula College
1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
Phone: 360 452-9277
There is an extension campus located in Forks. Forks

Miscellany

The population of Forks was:
1980 - 3,060 1990 - 2,862
1992 - 3,310
1998 - 3,450

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