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Leavenworth, Washington

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Welcome to Leavenworth ...

The city of Leavenworth is located in Chelan County<1>.

The pronunciation of Leavenworth: LEV-en-wurth<2>

When the people of Leavenworth refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Leavenworthean<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leavenworth has a population of 2,026 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Leavenworth.

Leavenworth is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The ZIP code for Leavenworth: 98826<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leavenworth had an population of 2,026 people. This is an increase of 3.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leavenworth had a population of 1,965 people. This makes Leavenworth the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Leavenworth represents 0.03% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,965 people, the population of Leavenworth decreased 5.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,074 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leavenworth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Leavenworth - they are located in Indiana, Kansas and Minnesota.

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

Communities near Leavenworth ...

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

  • Cashmere [Chelan County]
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    • Cashmere [Chelan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Leavenworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cashmere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cashmere<8>
  • Dryden [Chelan County]
  • Coles Corner [Chelan County]
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    • Coles Corner [Chelan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Leavenworth
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  • Plain [Chelan County]
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    • Monitor [Chelan County]
    • Ardenvoir [Chelan County]
    • Sunnyslope [Chelan County]
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      • Sunnyslope [Chelan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Leavenworth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyslope have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • West Wenatchee [Chelan County]
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      • West Wenatchee [Chelan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Leavenworth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Wenatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Wenatchee
    • Orondo [Douglas County]
    • Wenatchee [Chelan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wenatchee
      • Wenatchee [Chelan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<7> to the southeast of Leavenworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wenatchee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wenatchee<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leavenworth ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leavenworth. 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 Chelan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Leavenworth. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Leavenworth refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Leavenworth may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leavenworth.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leavenworth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Leavenworth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leavenworth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leavenworth) 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 Leavenworth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeavenworthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leavenworth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5970, Longitude: -120.6617    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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