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Welcome to College Place ...

The city of College Place is located in Walla Walla County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for College Place: College Pl. (or less commonly used: College Plc.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, College Place has a population of 9,365 people<2> (see below for details).

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

College Place is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

College Place is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for College Place: 99324<4>

Websites for College Place ...

Official Website: www.ci.college-place.wa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, College Place had an population of 9,365 people. This is an increase of 6.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, College Place had a population of 8,765 people (which is 14.91% of the total population of Walla Walla County). This makes College Place the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of College Place represents 0.13% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,765 people, the population of College Place increased 12.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,818 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for College Place.

Communities near College Place ...

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

  • Milton-Freewater [Umatilla County]
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    • Milton-Freewater [Umatilla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of College Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton-Freewater have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton-Freewater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton-Freewater<7>
  • Waitsburg [Walla Walla County]
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    • Waitsburg [Walla Walla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of College Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,254 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waitsburg<7>
  • Athena [Umatilla County]
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    • Athena [Umatilla County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of College Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athena<7>
  • Weston [Umatilla County]
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    • Weston [Umatilla County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of College Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Prescott [Walla Walla County]
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      • Prescott [Walla Walla County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of College Place
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Helix [Umatilla County]
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      • Helix [Umatilla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of College Place
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helix have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helix
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helix<7>
    • Umapine [Umatilla County]
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      • Umapine [Umatilla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of College Place
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    • Kibler [Walla Walla County]
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      • Kibler [Walla Walla County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of College Place
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    • Lowden [Walla Walla County]
    • Rulo [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rulo
      • Rulo [Walla Walla County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of College Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rulo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 College Place. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for College Place.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for College Place ...

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

Adding College Place to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for College Place: www.ci.college-place.wa.us/

The official website for Walla Walla County: www.co.walla-walla.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 Walla Walla, 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 College Place.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around College Place - 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 College Place). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether College Place 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- College Place) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for College Place. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from College PlaceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in College Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0494, Longitude: -118.3886    
<6>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.
<7>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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