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Ahtanum, Washington

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Welcome to Ahtanum ...

The pronunciation of Ahtanum: uh-TEN-uhm<1>

Ahtanum is located in Yakima County.

Ahtanum is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ahtanum lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ahtanum lies within the (509) area code.

Communities near Ahtanum ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ahtanum and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fruitvale   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Harrah   [Map]   628   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moxee   [Map]   3,831   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Naches   [Map]   805   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Selah   [Map]   7,682   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tieton   [Map]   1,253   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ahtanum.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ahtanum. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ahtanum. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ahtanum.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ahtanum:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ahtanum ...

Looking for more information about Ahtanum? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ahtanum? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ahtanum, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ahtanum.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ahtanum. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ahtanum. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ahtanum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Ahtanum. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ahtanum) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ahtanum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ahtanum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ahtanum. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5583, Longitude: -120.6236     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ahtanum.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ahtanum.



 
 
 

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