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Welcome to Walla Walla County ...

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

The community of Walla Walla is the Seat for Walla Walla County.

Walla Walla County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from Skamania County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Walla Walla had a population of 61,062 people. This is an increase of 3.88% since the last Census (which gave a population of 58,781 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walla Walla represented 0.87% of the total population of Washington.

Below are some of the communities located in Walla Walla County:

  • College Place
  • Prescott
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
  • Waitsburg
  • Walla Walla

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.




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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023