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Welcome to Tieton ...

The town of Tieton is located in Yakima County<1>.



The pronunciation of Tieton: TY-uh-tuhn<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Tieton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1909.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tieton has a population of 1,314 people<3> (see below for details).

Tieton is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Tieton: (509)

The ZIP code for Tieton: 98947<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tieton had an population of 1,314 people. This is an increase of 10.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tieton had a population of 1,191 people. This makes Tieton the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Tieton represents 0.02% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 190th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,191 people, the population of Tieton increased 3.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,154 people).

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

Communities near Tieton ...

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

  • Yakima
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Selah
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Union Gap
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Eschbach
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eschbach have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eschbach
    • Eschbach is located in Yakima County
  • Gleed
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Gromore
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gromore
    • Gromore is located in Yakima County
  • Summitview
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summitview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summitview
    • Summitview is located in Yakima County
  • West Valley
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Valley
    • West Valley is located in Yakima County
  • Ahtanum
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ahtanum
    • Ahtanum is located in Yakima County
  • Fruitvale
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitvale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitvale
    • Fruitvale is located in Yakima County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tieton ...

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

Adding Tieton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tieton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Tieton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Tieton post office opened in 1909.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tieton.

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

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.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 Yakima, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tieton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tieton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tieton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Tieton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tieton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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