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About Dupont, Washington

Beautiful DuPont, Washington has an urban feel to it and is a small, quaint, community located at the foothills of Mount Rainer and on the south tip of the Puget Sound.   It is an approximately a six minute drive from, four miles, from Lewis-McChord and is about a 20 minute drive to Olympia, Washington. DuPont was originally settled in the 1830’s as Fort Nisqually and was the home of the Hudson Bay Trading Company.  In the early 1900’s, the DuPont Company opened up a dynamite manufacturing facility and historic remnants of this facility are in use to this day.  The city is listed on the Register for Historic Places.

DuPont is located in Pierce County.  It has a population of about 8,000 and with a median income of about $53,000.  The area code is 253 and the zip code is 98327. 

DuPont is in the Steilacoom Historic School District.  Steilacoom Historic School District holds a high standard and offers an excellent education to its students.

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Although DuPont is a small town, it offers many attractions for visitors and residents to enjoy.  DuPont is made up of 13 stunning parks to play, rollerblade, bike, walk or jog.  Sequalitchew Creek offers a beautiful walk to the beach.  The Community Center has complete kitchen facilities that can be rented for events such as weddings, receptions or family gatherings. There are two golf courses located near DuPont:  The Home Course and Eagles Pride Golf Course at Lewis-McChord.  There are also several other courses available to the avid golfer all within a few miles drive.  Lewis- McChord also offers many attractions and activities for all ages. DuPont has a great selection of restaurants to meet your tastes and several small retail stores for those who love to shop.  It is approximately 25 minutes from the Tacoma Mall, 20 minutes from the Olympia Mall and 15 minutes from the Lakewood Mall. 

Welcome to Dupont, Washington


47°5′57″N 122°38′15″W
Approximately 6 miles SW of JBLM


Approximately 8,199 (2010 Census)

Housing costs

Apartment rental cost (median): 1200 monthly
Home rental cost (median): 1750 monthly
Home purchase price (median): 265000

Helpful Contact Information

Public Safety

Law Enforcement

(253) 798-4721


(253) 985-1711


Water Service

City of DuPont, Utility Department
(253) 912-5210

Electricity Service

Puget Sound Energy
(888) 225-5773

Natural Gas Service

Puget Sound Energy
(888) 225-5773

Waste and Recycling Service

(800) 345-3629