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Welcome to Moses Lake ...

The city of Moses Lake is located in Grant County.

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 2017, Moses Lake has a population of 23,328 people<1> (see below for details).

Moses Lake was established in 1910.

The community of Moses Lake is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Moses Lake: (509)

The ZIP code for Moses Lake: 98837<3>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 14,953 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Moses Lake had an population of 23,328 people. This is an increase of 14.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Moses Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Moses Lake and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ephrata   [Map]   8,017   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Krupp   [Map]   50   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Othello   [Map]   8,132   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Royal City   [Map]   2,205   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ruff   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Moses Lake.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Moses Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moses Lake. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Moses Lake:

Websites for Moses Lake ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.moseslake.com/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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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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: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moses Lake.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moses Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Moses Lake. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moses Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moses Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1316, Longitude: -119.2779     [Map].

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