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Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Wenatchee is approximately 29,968 (2006), 31925 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 11,486 (2000), 12379 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wenatchee is 15.816 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Wenatchee is 6.88 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.148 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wenatchee to Washington DC is 2363 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 128 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wenatchee is positioned 47.42 degrees north of the equator and 120.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wenatchee elevation is 780 feet above sea level.
Wenatchee per capita income is $ 19,498 (2000).
Wenatchee median income is $ 35,800 (2005).
The Wenatchee median home price is $ 155,100 (2005).
Wenatchee average annual precipitation is 9 inches peryear.
Wenatchee average annual snowfall is 35 inches per year.


in central Washington about 59 miles from Yakima and about 129 miles from Seattle. Other nearby communities include West Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, South Wenatchee, East Wenatchee Bench, Sunnyslope, Malaga, Cashmere and Rock Island.
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History & History Related Items

Wenatchee is a fairly common name in this area. Others sharing it include the Wenatchee River, Lake Wenatchee, the Wenatchee National Forest and several other communities that use the name. The city was named for the nearby Wenatchi Indian tribe.
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The incorporation of Wenatchee

7 January 1893

Wenatchee City Government

City of Wenatchee
P.O. Box 519
Wenatchee, WA 98807
Phone: 509-888-6200

Wenatchee Chamber

Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce
300 S. Columbia
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: 509-662-2116

Wenatchee Organizations

Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce
300 S. Columbia
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: 509-662-2116

Wenatchee Schools

Wenatchee School District
235 Sunset Avenue
Wenatchee, WA
Phone: 509-663-8161

Wenatchee Valley College
1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: 509-682-6800 Wenatchee


The population of Wenatchee was:
1900 - 451
1990 - 21,756
2000 - 27,856
2006 - 29,968

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 9,453
2000 - 11,486

Median age:
2000 - 34.0 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 34,897
2005 - $ 35,800

Median house value:
2000 - $ 133,700
2005 - $ 155,100

Wenatchee is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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