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City of Tacoma
Nickname(s): 
Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State
Location of Tacoma in
Pierce County and Washington State
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyPierce
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
Area
 • City62.34 sq mi (161.46 km2)
 • Land49.72 sq mi (128.77 km2)
 • Water12.62 sq mi (32.69 km2)
Elevation
243 ft (74 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City198,397
 • Estimate 
(2011)
200,678
 • Density3,990.3/sq mi (1,540.7/km2)
 • Metro
3,500,026
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
FIPS code53-70000
GNIS feature ID1512713[1]
Websitewww.cityoftacoma.org

Tacoma is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound.

Tacoma was named after the nearby Mount Rainier. It was first called Mount Tahoma.

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