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Welcome to South Cle Elum ...

The town of South Cle Elum is located in Kittitas County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for South Cle Elum: S. Cle Elum

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Cle Elum has a population of 556 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of South Cle Elum.

South Cle Elum is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for South Cle Elum: 98943<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Cle Elum had an population of 556 people. This is an increase of 4.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Cle Elum had a population of 532 people. This makes South Cle Elum the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 532 people, the population of South Cle Elum increased 16.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 457 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Cle Elum.

Communities near South Cle Elum ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Cle Elum.

  • Nelson [Kittitas County]
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    • Nelson [Kittitas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of South Cle Elum
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
  • Ronald [Kittitas County]
  • Teanaway [Kittitas County]
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    • Teanaway [Kittitas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of South Cle Elum
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teanaway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teanaway
  • Pine Glen [Kittitas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Glen
    • Pine Glen [Kittitas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of South Cle Elum
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Glen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Easton [Kittitas County]
    • Cabin Creek [Kittitas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabin Creek
      • Cabin Creek [Kittitas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of South Cle Elum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cabin Creek
    • Liberty [Kittitas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Kittitas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of South Cle Elum
      • Former names for Liberty:
      • Meaghersville
      • Williams Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Thorp [Kittitas County]
    • Martin [Kittitas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Kittitas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of South Cle Elum
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
    • Ellensburg [Kittitas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellensburg
      • Ellensburg [Kittitas County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of South Cle Elum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,576 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellensburg<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Cle Elum ...

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

Adding South Cle Elum to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of South Cle Elum 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 South Cle Elum was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kittitas County: www.co.kittitas.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 Kittitas, 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 South Cle Elum.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Cle Elum - 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 town (such as South Cle Elum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Cle Elum 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Cle Elum) 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 South Cle Elum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Cle ElumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Cle Elum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1872, Longitude: -120.9501    
<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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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