City of Dupont

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Beautiful DuPont, Washington has an urban feel to it and is a small, quaint, community located at the foothills of Mount Rainier and on the south tip of the Puget Sound.   It is an approximately a six minute drive from, four miles, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and is about a 20 minute drive to Olympia, Washington.

About DuPont, Washington

Historic 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 9,300 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.

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, roller-blade, 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.

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Welcome to DuPont, Washington


Latitude and Longitude – 47°5′57″N 122°38′15″W
Approximately 6 miles SW from JBLM.


Approximately 9,356 (2015 Census)

Housing Costs

Apartment rental cost (median): $1,200/month
Home rental cost (median): $1,750/month
Home purchase price (median): $265,000

Public Safety

Law Enforcement

DuPont City Police Department

1780 Civic Dr #100, DuPont, WA 98327

(253) 964-7060


St. Clare Hospital

11315 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, WA 98499

(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