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Welcome to Waterville ...

The town of Waterville is located in Douglas County and is the County Seat for Douglas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Waterville has a population of 1,198 people<1> (see below for details).

Waterville is 2,620 feet [799 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Waterville is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Waterville is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Waterville: 98801<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waterville had a population of 1,138 people. This makes Waterville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Waterville represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,138 people, the population of Waterville decreased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,163 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Waterville had an population of 1,198 people. This is an increase of 5.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waterville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Waterville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Ardenvoir   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beebe   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chelan Falls   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chelan   [Map]   4,146   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Wenatchee   [Map]   13,983   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Entiat   [Map]   1,223   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Waterville.

Communities Also Named Waterville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Waterville - they are located in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts (2), Minnesota, New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec (2), Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waterville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waterville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waterville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waterville. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Waterville:

Websites for Waterville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waterville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Waterville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waterville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Waterville) 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 Waterville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waterville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6474, Longitude: -120.0715     [Map].

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