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Wenatchee
Chelan County, Washington

ZipCodes
98801

Motto
The Apple Capital of the World



Page Contents for Wenatchee, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



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.

Location

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

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

Miscellany

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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