Other cities in the 253 area code include: Sumner, Auburn, Gig Harbor, Dupont, Milton, and Roy.
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma also serves as the center of business activity for the South Sound region, which has a population of around 1 million people.Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Takhoma or Tahoma.
Puyallup, Washington (Listen i / p juː ˈ æ l ə p / pew- AL -əp or / p juː ˈ ɔː l ə p / pew- AWL -əp) is a city in Pierce County, Washington, about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Tacoma and 35 miles (56 km) south of Seattle. The population was 37,022 at the 2010 Census and the Washington State Office of Financial Management estimated the 2014 population at 38,670. Named after the Puyallup Tribe of Native Americans, Puyallup means "the generous people.", It is also home to the Washington State Fair, the state's main fair.
Kent is a city located in King County, Washington, United States. It is the sixth largest city in the state and third largest in the county. Kent is in the heart of the Seattle–Tacoma metroplex, located 19 miles south of Seattle and 19 miles northeast of Tacoma. Incorporated in 1890, it is the second oldest incorporated city in King County, after Seattle. Kent's population as of April, 2010 was 92,411 according to the 2010 census. The total grew to an estimated 126,952 as of July 1, 2015, owing primarily to annexation.Once a thriving agricultural area, Kent is now home to hundreds of companies.
The 253 area code lies within the Pacific Daylight Time Zone (or PDT). The current time in PDT is 0:09 AM on Jul 07, 2020.