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Welcome to Selah ...
The pronunciation of Selah: SEE-luh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Selah has a population of 8,090 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Selah.
Selah is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Selah lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Selah: (509)
The ZIP code for Selah: 98942<5>
Websites for Selah ...
Official Website: www.ci.selah.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Selah had an population of 8,090 people. This is an increase of 13.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Selah had a population of 7,147 people. This makes Selah the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Selah represents 0.11% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,147 people, the population of Selah increased 13.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,310 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Selah.
Communities Also Named Selah ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Selah - it's located in Arkansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Selah.
Communities near Selah ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Selah.
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 Selah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Selah.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Selah. 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 Selah.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Selah. See our Newspapers Page for Selah.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Selah ...
Looking for more information about Selah? 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 Selah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Selah.
Adding Selah to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Selah 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 Selah was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Selah on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Selah on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Selah: www.ci.selah.wa.us/
The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022