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Welcome to Ellensburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ellensburg has a population of 21,080 people<2> (see below for details).
Ellensburg was established in 1883.
The community of Ellensburg is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ellensburg lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Ellensburg: 98926<4>
Websites for Ellensburg ...
Official Website: www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ellensburg had an population of 21,080 people. This is an increase of 15.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.76% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ellensburg had a population of 18,174 people (which is 44.42% of the total population of Kittitas County). This makes Ellensburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Ellensburg represents 0.27% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,174 people, the population of Ellensburg increased 17.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,414 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ellensburg.
Communities near Ellensburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ellensburg.
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 Ellensburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ellensburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ellensburg. 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 Ellensburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ellensburg. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ellensburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellensburg ...
Looking for more information about Ellensburg? 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 Ellensburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ellensburg.
Adding Ellensburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ellensburg 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 Ellensburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ellensburg on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ellensburg on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Ellensburg: www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us/
The official website for Kittitas County: www.co.kittitas.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022