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Welcome to Tekoa ...
The pronunciation of Tekoa: TEE-koh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tekoa has a population of 797 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Tekoa.
Tekoa is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Tekoa is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Tekoa lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tekoa is located in the (509) area code.
The ZIP code for Tekoa: 99033<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tekoa had an population of 797 people. This is an increase of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tekoa had a population of 778 people. This makes Tekoa the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Tekoa represents 0.01% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 212nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 778 people, the population of Tekoa decreased 5.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 826 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tekoa.
Communities Also Named Tekoa ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Tekoa - they are located in Alabama and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tekoa.
Communities near Tekoa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tekoa.
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 Tekoa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tekoa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tekoa. 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 Tekoa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tekoa. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tekoa.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tekoa ...
Looking for more information about Tekoa? 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 Tekoa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tekoa.
Adding Tekoa to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Tekoa 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 Tekoa was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Tekoa
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tekoa on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022