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Brewster, Washington

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Welcome to Brewster ...

The city of Brewster is located on the Columbia River (central Washington state).

Brewster is located in Okanogan County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brewster has a population of 2,380 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Brewster.

The community of Brewster is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Brewster is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Brewster: 98812<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brewster had an population of 2,380 people. This is an increase of 0.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brewster had a population of 2,370 people (which is 5.76% of the total population of Okanogan County). This makes Brewster the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Brewster represents 0.04% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,370 people, the population of Brewster increased 8.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,189 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brewster.

Communities Also Named Brewster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Brewster - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brewster.

Communities near Brewster ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brewster.

  • Bridgeport [Douglas County]
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    • Bridgeport [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Brewster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,585 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Pateros [Okanogan County]
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    • Pateros [Okanogan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Brewster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pateros<6>
  • Monse [Okanogan County]
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    • Monse [Okanogan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Brewster
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  • Methow [Okanogan County]
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    • Malott [Okanogan County]
    • Carlton [Okanogan County]
    • Beebe [Douglas County]
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      • Beebe [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Brewster
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    • Chelan [Chelan County]
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      • Chelan [Chelan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Brewster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelan<6>
    • Mansfield [Douglas County]
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      • Mansfield [Douglas County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Brewster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 337 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
    • Okanogan [Okanogan County]
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      • Okanogan [Okanogan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Brewster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,607 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okanogan<6>

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 Brewster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brewster.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brewster. 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 Brewster.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brewster. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Brewster.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brewster ...

Looking for more information about Brewster? 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 Brewster, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brewster.

Adding Brewster to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brewster in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brewster was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Brewster on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brewster on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Okanogan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Okanogan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brewster.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brewster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Brewster). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brewster or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brewster) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brewster. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrewsterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brewster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0982, Longitude: -119.7809    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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