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Welcome to Mattawa ...

The town of Mattawa is located on the Columbia River (central Washington state).

Mattawa is located in Grant County<1>.

The pronunciation of Mattawa: MAT-uh-waw<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mattawa has a population of 5,079 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Mattawa is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Mattawa: (509)

The ZIP code for Mattawa: 99349<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mattawa had an population of 5,079 people. This is an increase of 14.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 94.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mattawa had a population of 4,437 people. This makes Mattawa the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mattawa represents 0.07% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,437 people, the population of Mattawa increased 70.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,609 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mattawa ...

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

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

Communities near Mattawa ...

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

  • Royal City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Beverly
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Wanapum Village
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wanapum Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wanapum Village
    • Wanapum Village is located in Grant County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Wanapum Village
  • Vantage
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • George
    (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
  • Hillside Siding
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside Siding
    • Hillside Siding is located in Kittitas County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Hillside Siding
  • Moxee City
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moxee City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moxee City
    • Moxee City is located in Yakima County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Moxee City
  • Moxee
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
  • Terrace Heights
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Heights
    • Terrace Heights is located in Yakima County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Terrace Heights
  • Buena
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mattawa ...

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

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

The official website for Grant County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Grant, 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 Mattawa. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mattawa.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mattawa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Mattawa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mattawa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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