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Welcome to Prosser ...

The city of Prosser is located in Benton County<1> and is the County Seat for Benton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Prosser has a population of 6,362 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Prosser is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Prosser is within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Prosser: 99350<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prosser had an population of 6,362 people. This is an increase of 11.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prosser had a population of 5,714 people. This makes Prosser the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Prosser represents 0.08% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,714 people, the population of Prosser increased 18.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,838 people).

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

Communities Also Named Prosser ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Prosser: This one is located in Benton County and the other is located in Yakima County.

Beyond Washington, there are 5 communities that are also named Prosser - they are located in California, Manitoba, Nebraska and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Prosser.

Communities near Prosser ...

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

  • Sunnyside [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
    • Sunnyside [Yakima County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Prosser
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunnyside<6>
  • Grandview [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
    • Grandview [Yakima County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Prosser
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview<6>
  • Benton City [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton City
    • Benton City [Benton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Prosser
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton City<6>
  • Mabton [Yakima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabton
    • Mabton [Yakima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Prosser
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mabton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Byron [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byron
      • Byron [Yakima County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Prosser
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Outlook [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Outlook
      • Outlook [Yakima County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Prosser
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Outlook
    • Satus [Yakima County]
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      • Satus [Yakima County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Prosser
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satus
    • Paterson [Benton County]
    • West Richland [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Richland
      • West Richland [Benton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Prosser
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Richland<6>
    • Bluelight [Klickitat County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluelight
      • Bluelight [Klickitat County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Prosser
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluelight

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Prosser. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Prosser.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prosser ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.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 Benton, 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 Prosser.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prosser - 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 Prosser). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Prosser or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Prosser) 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 Prosser. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ProsserOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prosser. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2052, Longitude: -119.7697    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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