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Welcome to Moxee ...

The city of Moxee is located in Yakima County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Moxee, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moxee has a population of 4,114 people<2> (see below for details).

Moxee is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Moxee is within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Moxee: 98936<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moxee had an population of 4,114 people. This is an increase of 24.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 401.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moxee had a population of 3,308 people. This makes Moxee the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Moxee represents 0.05% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,308 people, the population of Moxee increased 302.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 821 people).

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

Communities near Moxee ...

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

  • Yakima
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Toppenish
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Selah
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Union Gap
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Wapato
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Granger
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Zillah
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Naches
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Harrah
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Terrace Heights
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrace Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrace Heights
    • Terrace Heights is located in Yakima County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moxee ...

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

Adding Moxee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moxee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Moxee was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Moxee on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Moxee.

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

The official website for Yakima County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Yakima, 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 Moxee.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moxee - 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 Moxee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moxee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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