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Welcome to Cashmere ...

The city of Cashmere is located in Chelan County<1>.

The pronunciation of Cashmere: KASH-mir<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cashmere has a population of 3,166 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cashmere is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The ZIP code for Cashmere: 98815<5>

Websites for Cashmere ...

Official Website: www.cityofcashmere.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cashmere had an population of 3,166 people. This is an increase of 3.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cashmere had a population of 3,063 people. This makes Cashmere the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cashmere represents 0.05% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,063 people, the population of Cashmere increased 3.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,965 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cashmere ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Cashmere - they are located in California, Ontario and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Cashmere ...

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

  • Wenatchee [Chelan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wenatchee
    • Wenatchee [Chelan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Cashmere
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wenatchee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wenatchee<7>
  • East Wenatchee [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Wenatchee
    • East Wenatchee [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Cashmere
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,012 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Wenatchee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Wenatchee<7>
  • Leavenworth [Chelan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavenworth
    • Leavenworth [Chelan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Cashmere
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,348 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leavenworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leavenworth<7>
  • Rock Island [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Island
    • Rock Island [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Cashmere
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,310 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Island<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Entiat [Chelan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Entiat
      • Entiat [Chelan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Cashmere
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Entiat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Entiat<7>
    • Dryden [Chelan County]
    • Sunnyslope [Chelan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyslope
      • Sunnyslope [Chelan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Cashmere
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyslope have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyslope
    • Peshastin [Chelan County]
    • West Wenatchee [Chelan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Wenatchee
      • West Wenatchee [Chelan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Cashmere
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Wenatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Wenatchee
    • East Wenatchee Bench [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Wenatchee Bench
      • East Wenatchee Bench [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Cashmere
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Wenatchee Bench have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Wenatchee Bench

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cashmere. See our Newspapers Page for Cashmere.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cashmere ...

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

Adding Cashmere to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cashmere 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 Cashmere was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Chelan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cashmere: www.cityofcashmere.org/

The official website for Chelan County: www.co.chelan.wa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Chelan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cashmere. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cashmere.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cashmere - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Cashmere). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cashmere or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cashmere) 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 Cashmere. 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 CashmereOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cashmere. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5219, Longitude: -120.4678    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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