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Welcome to Chehalis ...
The pronunciation of Chehalis: chuh-HAY-list<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Chehalis has a population of 7,644 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Chehalis.
Chehalis is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Chehalis lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Chehalis: (360)
The ZIP code for Chehalis: 98532<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chehalis had an population of 7,644 people. This is an increase of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chehalis had a population of 7,259 people (which is 9.62% of the total population of Lewis County). This makes Chehalis the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Chehalis represents 0.11% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,259 people, the population of Chehalis increased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,057 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chehalis.
Communities Also Named Chehalis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Chehalis - it's located in Minnesota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chehalis.
Communities near Chehalis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chehalis.
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 Chehalis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chehalis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chehalis. 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 Chehalis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chehalis. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chehalis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chehalis ...
Looking for more information about Chehalis? 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 Chehalis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chehalis.
Adding Chehalis to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Chehalis 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 Chehalis was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Chehalis
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chehalis on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chehalis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 28 Dec 2021