About Fox Island, Washington

Fox Island is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States, on an island of the same name in Puget Sound. It is located approximately five miles from Gig Harbor. The island was named Fox by Charles Wilkes during the United States Exploring Expedition, to honor J.L. Fox, an assistant surgeon on the expedition. The population was 3,633 at the 2010 census.

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Fox Island Facts

  • Population Total: 3633
  • Square Miles: 5.2
  • Area Code: 253
  • Elevation: 177
  • Postal Codes: 98333
  • Timezone: Pacific