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Pateros, Washington

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Welcome to Pateros ...

The city of Pateros is located on the Columbia River (central Washington state).

Pateros is located in Okanogan County<1>.

The pronunciation of Pateros: puh-TAIR-uhs<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pateros has a population of 719 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Pateros is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Pateros: (509)

The ZIP code for Pateros: 98846<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pateros had an population of 719 people. This is an increase of 7.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pateros had a population of 667 people. This makes Pateros the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 667 people, the population of Pateros increased 3.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 643 people).

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

Communities near Pateros ...

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

  • Chelan [Chelan County]
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    • Chelan [Chelan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Pateros
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelan<7>
  • Bridgeport [Douglas County]
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    • Bridgeport [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Pateros
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Brewster [Okanogan County]
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    • Brewster [Okanogan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pateros
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brewster<7>
  • Virginia City [Okanogan County] - Historic
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    • Virginia City [Okanogan County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pateros
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Methow [Okanogan County]
    • Monse [Okanogan County]
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      • Monse [Okanogan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pateros
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    • Beebe [Douglas County]
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      • Beebe [Douglas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Pateros
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    • Carlton [Okanogan County]
    • Manson [Chelan County]
    • Chelan Falls [Chelan 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 Pateros. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pateros.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pateros ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Okanogan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Okanogan County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Okanogan, 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 Pateros. 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 Pateros.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pateros - 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 city (such as Pateros). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pateros 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 '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- Pateros) 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 Pateros. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PaterosOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pateros. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0539, Longitude: -119.9029    
<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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