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Alderton, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Area
 • Total 5.46 sq mi (14.1 km2)
 • Land 5.32 sq mi (13.8 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,893
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
98374
Area code(s) 360

Alderton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 2,893 at the 2010 census. The community is located in the Puyallup River Valley between the cities of Sumner and Orting.

Geography

Alderton is located at 47°10′10″N 122°13′45″W / 47.16944°N 122.22917°W / 47.16944; -122.22917 (47.169444, -122.229167).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.46 square miles (8.4 km²), of which, 5.32 square miles (8.3 km²) of it is land and 0.14 square miles (0.08 km²) of it (2.55%) is water.

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