city in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States

Hoquiam is a town in the Olympic Peninsula of Washington.

the Hoquiam waterfront


Hoquiam (Ho'-kwee-um)or (Ho-kwim, to natives) was incorporated on May 21, 1890. Its name comes from a Native-American word meaning "hungry for wood", it is a city in Grays Harbor County. The town borders the city of Aberdeen at Myrtle Street with Hoquiam to the west. The two cities share a common economic history in lumbering and exporting but Hoquiam has maintained its independent identity. Aberdeen is more populated but the two cities have a long rivalry especially in high school sports.

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Hoquiam's Castle






  • 1 Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 910 Simpson Avenue, +1 360 532-8161. Econo Lodge & Suites is a pet-friendly hotel (additional fees apply) and also offers a free continental breakfast, free local calls, and free wireless high-speed Internet access.


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  • Aberdeen - located four miles west of Westport, Aberdeen is considered the "Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula" because of its proximity to the southern end of the peninsula and to Olympic National Park.
Routes through Hoquiam
Port AngelesForks  N   S  AberdeenAstoria
TaholahOcean City  N   S  END

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