Puyallup Historic Population
In 1877 founding father, Ezra Meeker platted the city and gave it the name of Puyallup after the Native tribe that lived here. The town had a population of 750.
On August 16, 1890 a special election was held to ask the voters whether Puyallup should be incporated into a city. The vote passed and soon after, Meeker became the city's first mayor.
Puyallup Historic Population (from Census)