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Welcome to Wenatchee ...
The city of Wenatchee is located on the Columbia River (central Washington state).
The pronunciation of Wenatchee: wuh-NACH-ee<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wenatchee has a population of 34,318 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Wenatchee was established in 1888.
Wenatchee is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wenatchee lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Wenatchee: 98801<5>
Websites for Wenatchee ...
Official Website: www.cityofwenatchee.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.wenatchee.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wenatchee had an population of 34,318 people. This is an increase of 7.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wenatchee had a population of 31,925 people (or 44.06% of the total population of Chelan County). This makes Wenatchee the county's most populous community.
The population of Wenatchee represents 0.47% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 31,925 people, the population of Wenatchee increased 14.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,856 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wenatchee.
Communities Also Named Wenatchee ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Wenatchee: This one is located in Chelan County and the other is located in Kittitas County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wenatchee.
Communities near Wenatchee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wenatchee.
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 Wenatchee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wenatchee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wenatchee. 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 Wenatchee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wenatchee. See our Newspapers Page for Wenatchee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wenatchee ...
Looking for more information about Wenatchee? 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 Wenatchee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wenatchee.
Adding Wenatchee to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wenatchee 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 Wenatchee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wenatchee on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wenatchee: www.cityofwenatchee.com/
The official website for Chelan County: www.co.chelan.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022