Welcome to Cowiche ...
Cowiche is located in Yakima County<1>.
The pronunciation of Cowiche: cow-ICH-ee<2>
Cowiche is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Cowiche lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Cowiche: (509)
The ZIP code for Cowiche: 98923<4>
Communities near Cowiche ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cowiche.
- Yakima [Yakima County]
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- Yakima [Yakima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Cowiche
- Population from the 2020 Census: 94,322 people
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yakima<6>
- Selah [Yakima County]
- Union Gap [Yakima County]
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- Union Gap [Yakima County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Cowiche
- Population from the 2020 Census: 6,160 people
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Gap<6>
- Moxee [Yakima County]
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- Moxee [Yakima County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Cowiche
- Population from the 2020 Census: 4,398 people
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moxee<6>
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- Tieton [Yakima County]
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- Tieton [Yakima County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowiche
- Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tieton<6>
- Naches [Yakima County]
- Harrah [Yakima County]
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- Harrah [Yakima County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Cowiche
- Population from the 2020 Census: 638 people
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- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrah<6>
- Gleed [Yakima County]
- Gromore [Yakima County]
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- Gromore [Yakima County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Cowiche
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- Summitview [Yakima County]
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- Summitview [Yakima County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Cowiche
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summitview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 Cowiche. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowiche.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cowiche. 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 Cowiche.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cowiche. See our Newspapers Page for Cowiche.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowiche ...
Looking for more information about Cowiche? 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 Cowiche, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cowiche.
Adding Cowiche to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cowiche 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 Cowiche was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Cowiche
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cowiche on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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About Yakima County
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cowiche. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Yakima, 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 Cowiche. 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>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cowiche - 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 community (such as Cowiche). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cowiche 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cowiche) 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 Cowiche. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CowicheOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowiche. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6711, Longitude: -120.7104 |
|<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.|