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Coulee Dam, Washington
Welcome to Coulee Dam ...
The town of Coulee Dam is located on the Columbia River (central Washington state).
The pronunciation of Coulee Dam: KOO-lee<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Coulee Dam has a population of 1,086 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Coulee Dam.
The community of Coulee Dam is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Coulee Dam lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Coulee Dam: (509)
The ZIP code for Coulee Dam: 99116<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coulee Dam had an population of 1,086 people. This is a decrease of 1.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Coulee Dam had a population of 1,098 people. This makes Coulee Dam the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Coulee Dam represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,098 people, the population of Coulee Dam increased 5.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,044 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Coulee Dam.
Communities near Coulee Dam ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coulee Dam.
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 Coulee Dam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coulee Dam.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coulee Dam. 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 Coulee Dam.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coulee Dam. See our Newspapers Page for Coulee Dam.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coulee Dam ...
Looking for more information about Coulee Dam? 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 Coulee Dam, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Coulee Dam.
Adding Coulee Dam to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Coulee Dam 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 Coulee Dam was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Coulee Dam on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywa.net/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022