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Welcome to Harrah ...

The town of Harrah is located in Yakima County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Harrah, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1949.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrah has a population of 641 people<2> (see below for details).

Harrah is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Harrah: 98933<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrah had an population of 641 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrah had a population of 625 people. This makes Harrah the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 625 people, the population of Harrah increased 15.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 542 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harrah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Harrah - it's located in Oklahoma.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harrah.

Communities near Harrah ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harrah.

  • Yakima
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Toppenish
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Selah
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Union Gap
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Wapato
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Moxee
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Granger
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Zillah
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Parker
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker
    • Parker is located in Yakima County
  • White Swan
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)

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 Harrah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrah.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harrah. 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 Harrah.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harrah. See our Newspapers Page for Harrah.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrah ...

Looking for more information about Harrah? 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 Harrah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Harrah.

Adding Harrah to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrah in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Harrah was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Harrah.

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

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Footnotes ...

<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrah.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrah - 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 town (such as Harrah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrah or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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