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About Wapato (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Yakima County (see below)

Pronunciation: WAH-puh-toh   <1>

Time Zone: Wapato lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT)

Telephone Area Code: (509)

ZIP Code: 98951<2>

Elevation: 850 feet [259.08 m] above sea level<3>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Wapato)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<4>     5,020   (0.46% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,997   (9.06% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,582

Total Area:<5>   1.17 sq. miles [3 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   1,293

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<7>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Wapato:

Lat:   46.447800°   (or 46°26'52" N)

Lon:   -120.421200°   (or -120°25'16" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Wapato<8>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Wapato

GNIS ID:   2412178

FIPS State / Place Code:   53 / 76125

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Wapato)


About Yakima County

The city of Yakima is the County Seat for Yakima County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Yakima)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     251,552   (3.42% increase since 2010)  
2010     243,231   (9.28% increase since 2000)
2000:     222,581

Total Area:   4,311 sq. miles [11,166.2 km²]

Housing Units:   85,474

Official Website:   www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Yakima

GNIS ID:   1531929

FIPS State / County Code:   53 / 077

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Wapato)


About Washington

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     7,614,024   (13.23% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,724,540   (14.09% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,894,121

Websites for State of Washington

Official Website:   https://access.wa.gov/

Tourism:   www.experiencewa.com/

Parks:   www.parks.wa.gov/

Fishing:   https://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/

Hunting:   https://wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Washington

GNIS ID:   1779804

FIPS State:   53

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Wapato)

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wapato. 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.
<2>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 Wapato). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wapato or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wapato - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Wapato. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<7>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Wapato, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<8>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Wapato.




 

 

 


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