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Welcome to Ritzville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ritzville has a population of 1,656 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ritzville.
Ritzville is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ritzville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Ritzville: (509)
The ZIP code for Ritzville: 99169<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ritzville had an population of 1,656 people. This is a decrease of 1.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ritzville had a population of 1,673 people (or 8.93% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Ritzville the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Ritzville represents 0.02% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,673 people, the population of Ritzville decreased 3.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,736 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ritzville.
Communities near Ritzville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ritzville.
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 Ritzville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ritzville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ritzville. 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 Ritzville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ritzville. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ritzville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ritzville ...
Looking for more information about Ritzville? 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 Ritzville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ritzville.
Adding Ritzville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ritzville 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 Ritzville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ritzville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ritzville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022