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Welcome to Orondo ...

Orondo is located on the Columbia River (central Washington state).

Orondo is located in Douglas County<1>.

Orondo is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Orondo is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Orondo: 98843<3>

Communities near Orondo ...

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

  • Wenatchee [Chelan County]
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    • Wenatchee [Chelan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Orondo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wenatchee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wenatchee<5>
  • East Wenatchee [Douglas County]
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    • East Wenatchee [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Orondo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,012 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Wenatchee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Wenatchee<5>
  • Chelan [Chelan County]
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    • Chelan [Chelan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Orondo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelan<5>
  • Cashmere [Chelan County]
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    • Cashmere [Chelan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Orondo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cashmere<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rock Island [Douglas County]
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      • Rock Island [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Orondo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Island<5>
    • Entiat [Chelan County]
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      • Entiat [Chelan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Orondo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Entiat<5>
    • Waterville [Douglas County]
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      • Waterville [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Orondo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<5>
    • Ardenvoir [Chelan County]
    • Okanogan City [Douglas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okanogan City
      • Okanogan City [Douglas County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Orondo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okanogan City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sunnyslope [Chelan County]
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      • Sunnyslope [Chelan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Orondo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnyslope have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyslope

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orondo ...

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

Adding Orondo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Orondo 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 Orondo was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywa.net/

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 Douglas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orondo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Orondo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Orondo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orondo) 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 Orondo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OrondoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orondo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6234, Longitude: -120.2282    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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