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Welcome to Cleveland ...

Cleveland is located in Klickitat County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Cleveland, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

When the people of Cleveland refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Clevelander<2>

Cleveland is 3,030 feet [924 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Cleveland is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Cleveland lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Cleveland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 46 communities that are also named Cleveland - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cleveland ...

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

  • Arlington
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Bluelight
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluelight
    • Bluelight is located in Klickitat County
  • Roosevelt
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Satus
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satus have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satus
    • Satus is located in Yakima County
  • Mabton
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
  • Goldendale
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Rufus
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rufus have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rufus
    • Rufus is located in Sherman County (OR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rufus <4>
  • Granger
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
  • Sinks ‑ Historic
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinks
    • Sinks is located in Sherman County (OR)
  • Byron
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
    • Byron is located in Yakima County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cleveland ...

Looking for more information about Cleveland? 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.

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

Adding Cleveland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cleveland was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cleveland.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cleveland. 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 Klickitat, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Cleveland refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Cleveland may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cleveland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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