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Welcome to Toppenish ...

The city of Toppenish is located in Yakima County<1>.

The pronunciation of Toppenish: TA-puhn-ish<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Toppenish has a population of 8,850 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Toppenish.

Toppenish is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Toppenish: (509)

The ZIP code for Toppenish: 98948<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Toppenish had an population of 8,850 people. This is a decrease of 1.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Toppenish had a population of 8,949 people. This makes Toppenish the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Toppenish represents 0.13% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,949 people, the population of Toppenish has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,946 people).

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

Communities near Toppenish ...

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

  • Yakima [Yakima County]
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    • Yakima [Yakima County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Toppenish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yakima
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yakima<7>
  • Sunnyside [Yakima County]
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    • Sunnyside [Yakima County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Toppenish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunnyside<7>
  • Union Gap [Yakima County]
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    • Union Gap [Yakima County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Toppenish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,160 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Gap<7>
  • Wapato [Yakima County]
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    • Wapato [Yakima County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Toppenish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,980 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wapato<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moxee [Yakima County]
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      • Moxee [Yakima County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Toppenish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,398 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moxee<7>
    • Granger [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granger
      • Granger [Yakima County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Toppenish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,882 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granger<7>
    • Mabton [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabton
      • Mabton [Yakima County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Toppenish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mabton<7>
    • Harrah [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrah
      • Harrah [Yakima County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Toppenish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 638 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrah<7>
    • Outlook [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Outlook
      • Outlook [Yakima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Toppenish
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    • Satus [Yakima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satus
      • Satus [Yakima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Toppenish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satus have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satus

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Toppenish. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Toppenish.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Toppenish ...

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

Adding Toppenish to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Toppenish 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 Toppenish was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Toppenish on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Toppenish. 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 Toppenish. 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 Toppenish.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Toppenish - 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 city (such as Toppenish). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Toppenish or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Toppenish) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Toppenish. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ToppenishOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toppenish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3784, Longitude: -120.3121    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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