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Welcome to Wasco ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wasco has a population of 28,710 people<2> (see below for details).
Wasco was established in 1899 and was incorporated December 22, 1945.
The community of Wasco is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Wasco lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wasco lies within the (661) area code.
The ZIP code for Wasco: 93280<4>
Websites for Wasco ...
Official Website: www.ci.wasco.ca.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wasco had an population of 28,710 people. This is an increase of 12.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wasco had a population of 25,545 people. This makes Wasco the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Wasco represents 0.07% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 260th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 25,545 people, the population of Wasco increased 20.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,263 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wasco.
Communities Also Named Wasco ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wasco - they are located in Illinois and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wasco.
Communities near Wasco ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wasco.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wasco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wasco.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wasco. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wasco.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wasco. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wasco.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wasco ...
Looking for more information about Wasco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Wasco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wasco.
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The official website for Wasco: www.ci.wasco.ca.us/
The official website for Kern County: www.co.kern.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Sep 2020