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Welcome to Connell ...

The city of Connell is located in Franklin County<1>.

The pronunciation of Connell: kah-NEL<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Connell, 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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Connell has a population of 5,555 people<3> (see below for details).

Connell is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Connell: (509)

The ZIP code for Connell: 99326<5>

Websites for Connell ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Connell had an population of 5,555 people. This is an increase of 31.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 87.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Connell had a population of 4,209 people (or 5.38% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Connell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Connell represents 0.06% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,209 people, the population of Connell increased 42.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,956 people).

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

Communities Also Named Connell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Connell - they are located in Kansas, New Brunswick and Texas.

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

Communities near Connell ...

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

  • Othello
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Mesa
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Kahlotus
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Hatton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Cunningham
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Basin City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Eltopia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Windust
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windust
    • Windust is located in Franklin County
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  • Magallon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magallon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magallon
    • Magallon is located in Walla Walla County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Magallon
  • Warden
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Connell. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Connell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Connell ...

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

Adding Connell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Connell 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 Connell was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Connell mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Connell.

The official website for Connell:

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The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Franklin, 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 Connell. 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 Connell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Connell - 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 Connell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Connell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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