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Welcome to Naches ...

The town of Naches is located in Yakima County<1>.

The pronunciation of Naches: na-CHEEZ<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Naches has a population of 845 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Naches is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Naches is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Naches: 98937<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Naches had an population of 845 people. This is an increase of 6.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Naches had a population of 795 people. This makes Naches the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Naches represents 0.01% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 795 people, the population of Naches increased 23.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 643 people).

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

Communities near Naches ...

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

  • Yakima [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yakima
    • Yakima [Yakima County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Naches
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yakima
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yakima<7>
  • Ellensburg [Kittitas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellensburg
    • Ellensburg [Kittitas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Naches
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,576 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellensburg<7>
  • Selah [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selah
    • Selah [Yakima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Naches
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selah<7>
  • Union Gap [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Gap
    • Union Gap [Yakima County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Naches
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,160 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Gap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Gap<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moxee [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moxee
      • Moxee [Yakima County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Naches
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,398 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moxee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moxee<7>
    • Cowiche [Yakima County]
    • Eschbach [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eschbach
      • Eschbach [Yakima County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Naches
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eschbach have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eschbach
    • Gleed [Yakima County]
    • Gromore [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gromore
      • Gromore [Yakima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Naches
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    • Summitview [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summitview
      • Summitview [Yakima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Naches
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summitview have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summitview

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Naches. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Naches.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Naches ...

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

Adding Naches to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Naches was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Naches on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Yakima County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.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 Yakima, 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 Naches. 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 Naches.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Naches - 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 Naches). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Naches or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Naches) 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 Naches. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NachesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Naches. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7322, Longitude: -120.7011    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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