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Welcome to Kennewick ...
The city of Kennewick is located on the Columbia River (southern Washington state).
The pronunciation of Kennewick: KEN-uh-wik<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kennewick has a population of 84,265 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Kennewick.
The community of Kennewick is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Kennewick lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Kennewick is located in the (509) area code.
The ZIP code for Kennewick: 99336<5>
Websites for Kennewick ...
Official Website: www.ci.kennewick.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kennewick had an population of 84,265 people. This is an increase of 14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kennewick had a population of 73,917 people (or 42.2% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Kennewick the county's most populous community.
The population of Kennewick represents 1.1% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 73,917 people, the population of Kennewick increased 35.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 54,693 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kennewick.
Communities Also Named Kennewick ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Kennewick: This one is located in Benton County and the other is located in Yakima County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kennewick.
Communities near Kennewick ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kennewick.
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 Kennewick. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kennewick.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kennewick. 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 Kennewick.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennewick. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kennewick.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kennewick ...
Looking for more information about Kennewick? 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 Kennewick, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kennewick.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Kennewick: www.ci.kennewick.wa.us/
The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022