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Pierce County, Washington

"Rhubarb Pie Capital of the USA"

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Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Sumner is approximately 6,281 (1990), 9451 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,604 (1990), 3980 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sumner is 9.93 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.002 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sumner to Washington DC is 2457 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sumner is positioned 47.21 degrees north of the equator and 122.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.


East of Puyallup in the general Tacoma area.
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History & History Related Items

Sumner dates back to 1883.
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The Daffodil Festival
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A Farmer's market is held every Friday from the middle of June until the middle of September each year.

The Ryan House, built in 1875
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Sumner Community Events

An Annual Event each April
The Daffodil Festival
The Daffodil Festival celebrated its 67th year during 2000
The Grand Floral Street Parade on April 21, 2001. It travels through the cities of Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting, all in one day. There are over 130 daffodil filled floats, classic cars, marching bands, drill teams and more.

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