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Welcome to Moses Lake ...

The city of Moses Lake is located in Grant County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Moses Lake: Moses Lk.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Moses Lake for more information about variations on the name of Moses Lake.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moses Lake has a population of 23,963 people<2> (see below for details).

Moses Lake was established in 1910.

The community of Moses Lake is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Moses Lake lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Moses Lake: 98837<4>

Websites for Moses Lake ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.moseslake.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Moses Lake, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moses Lake had an population of 23,963 people. This is an increase of 17.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moses Lake had a population of 20,366 people (which is 22.85% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Moses Lake the county's most populous community.

The population of Moses Lake represents 0.3% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,366 people, the population of Moses Lake increased 36.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,953 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Moses Lake.

Communities near Moses Lake ...

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

  • Ephrata [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ephrata
    • Ephrata [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Moses Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ephrata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<6>
  • Warden [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warden
    • Warden [Grant County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Moses Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warden<6>
  • Mae [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mae
    • Mae [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Moses Lake
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  • Ruff [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruff
    • Ruff [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Moses Lake
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakeview [Grant County]
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      • Lakeview [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Moses Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Soap Lake [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soap Lake
      • Soap Lake [Grant County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Moses Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soap Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soap Lake<6>
    • Stratford [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratford
      • Stratford [Grant County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Moses Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
    • Othello [Adams County]
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      • Othello [Adams County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Moses Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,454 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Othello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Othello<6>
    • Wilson Creek [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson Creek
      • Wilson Creek [Grant County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the north of Moses Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson Creek<6>
    • Royal City [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal City
      • Royal City [Grant County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Moses Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royal City<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moses Lake. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Moses Lake.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moses Lake ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grant County: www.co.grant.wa.us/

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

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moses Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moses Lake - 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 city (such as Moses Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moses Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moses Lake) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moses Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moses LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moses Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1316, Longitude: -119.2779    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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