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Welcome to Ephrata ...
The pronunciation of Ephrata: eh-FRAY-tuh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ephrata has a population of 8,120 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ephrata.
Ephrata is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ephrata lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ephrata is located in the (509) area code.
The ZIP code for Ephrata: 98823<5>
Websites for Ephrata ...
Official Website: www.ephrata.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ephrata had an population of 8,120 people. This is an increase of 5.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ephrata had a population of 7,664 people (which is 8.6% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Ephrata the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Ephrata represents 0.11% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,664 people, the population of Ephrata increased 12.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,808 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ephrata.
Communities Also Named Ephrata ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ephrata - it's located in Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ephrata.
Communities near Ephrata ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ephrata.
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 Ephrata. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ephrata.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ephrata. 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 Ephrata.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ephrata. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ephrata.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ephrata ...
Looking for more information about Ephrata? 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 Ephrata, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ephrata.
Adding Ephrata to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ephrata 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 Ephrata was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ephrata on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ephrata: www.ephrata.org/
The official website for Grant County: www.co.grant.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022