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Welcome to Goldendale ...

The city of Goldendale is located in Klickitat County and is the County Seat for Klickitat County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Goldendale has a population of 3,485 people<1> (see below for details).

Goldendale is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Goldendale is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Goldendale: 98620<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goldendale had a population of 3,407 people (which is 16.77% of the total population of Klickitat County). This makes Goldendale the county's most populous community.

The population of Goldendale represents 0.05% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,407 people, the population of Goldendale decreased 9.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,760 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Goldendale had an population of 3,485 people. This is an increase of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.31% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Goldendale.

Communities near Goldendale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Goldendale and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Biggs Junction (OR)   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Celilo Village (OR)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rufus (OR)   [Map]   249   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wasco (OR)   [Map]   405   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Appleton   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Centerville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Goldendale.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Goldendale. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goldendale. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goldendale. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Goldendale:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goldendale ...

Looking for more information about Goldendale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Goldendale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goldendale.

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About Klickitat County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goldendale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Klickitat County: www.klickitatcounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Goldendale.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goldendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 city (such as Goldendale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goldendale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Goldendale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goldendale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Goldendale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goldendale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goldendale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8230, Longitude: -120.8226     [Map].

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