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Airway Heights

Airway Heights is a small but thriving City and was incorporated in 1955. The city, located in Eastern Washington just six miles west of Spokane is a dynamic growing city with business, recreation, and housing opportunities. As of the 2000 Census, the population was 4,500. The city's name was taken from its close proximity to Fairchild Air Force Base and Spokane International Airport. Airway Heights has a smaller town feel but with it's location next to Spokane, is just moments away from many big city conveniences. The city houses the Airway Heights Correction Center and also the Northern Quest Casino.

City of Airway Heights Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     Airway Heights Google Map

Almira

Almira is a nice little farming community located just off of HWY 2 approx. 12 miles West of Wilbur. It is also located just 20 miles south of the Grand Coulee area which borders Banks Lake and Lake Roosevelt. This is a great little town with lots of charm to it.

City of Almira Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     Almira Google Map

Cheney

Cheney is located approx. 17 miles southwest of Spokane and is a "bedroom" community of Spokane. As of the 2000 Census, it had a population of 8,832 people which rises to 17,600 people during the school year. This is because Cheney is the location of Eastern Washington University.

City of Cheney Official Website     Eastern Washington University Official Website
More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Cheney Google Map

Chewelah

Chewelah is located just 49 miles north of Spokane. The population is just over 2,100 people and the city was officially incorporated in February of 1903. The second weekend in July, the town holds a festival known as Chataqua. It includes a parade, carnival, and fair. There are also many other events and lots of recreational activities to do in the area.

City of Chewelah Official Website     Chewelah Chamber of Commerce Website
More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Chewelah Google Map

Colville

Colville is the county seat of Stevens County and as of the 2000 Census had almost 5,000 residents. Colville is located on HWY 395 approx. 70 miles north of Spokane and approx. 9 miles east of Kettle Falls. Colville's slogan is "City of Proud Heritage." Trade area population is about 26,500, and extends to about a 60-mile radius. Principal industries in Colville and nearby are timber, agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Special features include the town's unusually wide streets, originally designed to allow a 16-horse team of log-hauling horses to turn a load of logs. North of town is Colville Mountain, which displays a lighted cross for Christmas and Easter holidays and for other special occasions.

City of Colville Official Website     Colville Chamber of Commerce Website     More Info From Wikipedia     Colville Google Map

Connell

Connell is located about 40 miles south of Ritzville and 36 miles north of Pasco. The city was first incorporated in November of 1910 and has a population of about 3,200 people. The citizens of Connell are very proud of their community and rightfully so as it is a wholesome community that many people desire.

City of Connell Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Connell Google Map

Coulee City

Coulee City is located at the South end of Banks Lake and next to the historic Dry Falls, which is believed to have been the largest falls known to have existed on Earth. Coulee City is a very nice community with lots of amenities and close to many recreational activities. As of the 2000 Census there were 600 people living in Coulee City.

Coulee City Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Coulee City Google Map

Coulee Area

The towns of Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam and Electric City have been included together because of their close proximity of each other. The three lie around Grand Coulee Dam and next to Lake Roosevelt and Banks Lake. This is a great area with many amenities and lots of recreational possibilities. Many from other Eastern Washington Communities travel to this area for the vast amounts of things to do. Information about the area and each town is located below.

Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce Website     Grand Coulee Info From Wikipedia
Grand Coulee Area Visitor, Community and Information Pages     Electric City Info From Wikipedia
City of Coulee Dam Info From Wikipedia     Grand Coulee Dam Info From Wikipedia
Coulee Dam Google Map     Grand Coulee Google Map     Electric City Google Map

Creston

Creston is a quite little town located on HWY 2 just twenty-some miles West of Davenport. Although it is a small town it is filled with lots of friendly people. Creston officially incorporated in April of 1903 and as of the 2000 Census there were 232 people in the town.

More Info From Wikipedia     Creston Google Map

Davenport

Davenport is a wonderful close knit community, a great place to own a business, retire, or raise a family. A quiet, friendly town that prides itself on being a safe place to live. Davenport is the heart of the wheat country in Eastern Washington. It is the county seat of Lincoln County, and is the world's second largest wheat producing county. Davenport is located at the junction of US Route 2 and State Route 25 and 28. It is known as "The Gateway to the Lake Roosevelt Recreation Area". Just 36 miles west of Spokane, Washington, it is close enough to the big city but also far enough away. Davenport is home to over 1700 friendly folks who welcome newcomers and tourists alike.

Davenport Chamber of Commerce Website     More Info From Wikipedia     Davenport Google Map

Deer Park

Deer Park is located 22 miles north of downtown Spokane and 15 miles from its northern city limits. There are approximately 3,205 residents who live in this friendly community. Deer Park offers a lot of amenities and for those it doesn't, it's an easy jaunt to Spokane. It's also an easy commute for those that work in Spokane but want to live in a smaller community.

City of Deer Park Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Deer Park Google Map

Ephrata

Ephrata is a growing community located approx. 19 miles northwest of Moses Lake. According to the 2000 Census it had a population of 6,808. It is known as "The Gateway to the Columbia Basin Area". Ephrata offers such amenities as shopping, museums, recreation, art, innovative schools and welcoming churches just to name a few.

City of Ephrata Official Website     Ephrata Chamber of Commerce Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Ephrata Google Map

Harrington

Harrington is a lovely little farming community located just 13 miles South of Davenport on HWY 28. As of the 2000 Census it had a population of 426 people. Harrington was officially incorporated in April of 1902. Harrington is home to the Harrington Golf and Country Club that has a very nice 9 hole course.

City of Connell Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Harrington Google Map

Kettle Falls

Kettle Falls is located in Stevens county on the Columbia River. The town was named after the nearby falls on the river. Kettle Falls was officially incorporated in December of 1891 and as of 2006 the city had a population of 1,620 people... and one grouch. The town is very friendly with lots of charm.

City of Kettle Falls Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Kettle Falls Google Map

Lake Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake (Lake Roosevelt), although not a municipality , definitely deserves a mention on this list. Lake Roosevelt is the reservoir created from the Grand Coulee Dam. The lake stretches approx. 150 miles and has over 600 miles of shoreline. It is the largest lake and reservoir in Washington State and is home to the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. This lake has many campgrounds around it as well as boat launches. Fishing is great in the lake with many species present. Every year over 1 million people come to the lake to enjoy boating, skiing, swimming, fishing and more.

Lake Roosevelt NPS Official Website     Lake Roosevelt Forum Forum     More Info From Wikipedia
Lake Roosevelt Google Map

Lind

Lind is approx. 17 miles south of Ritzville and has a population of around 582 people. It was officially incorporated in February of 1902. It has gained some national exposure because of its annual Combine Demolition Derby that is held every June.

City of Lind Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Lind Google Map

Medical Lake

Medical Lake, named after the beautiful lake that it is built around, is a wonderful little city that has very much to offer a wide variety of people. "Small town" life is enjoyed and lots of recreational opportunities abound while still being just minutes from Spokane! Multiple lakes in the area to fish and explore. Medical Lake has over 4,300 people in the community.

City of Medical Lake Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Medical Lake Google Map

Moses Lake

Moses Lake is the largest city in Grant County and boasts a population of over 18,000 people. The city was renamed from "Neppel" to Moses Lake in 1938 in honor of Native American Chief Moses. The lake itself is the largest freshwater lake in Grant County and has over 120 miles of shoreline and covers approx. 6,500 acres. The city has many attractions and services... to many to list here, but there is a great golf course, water park, museum, ORV park and soooo much more.

City of Moses Lake Official Website     Another City of Moses Lake Website
Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce     Moses Lake Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com
Moses Lake Google Map

Odessa

Odessa is an extremely cute little town and is probably most known for a once a year event, The Odessa Deutschesfest. This is a German festival that attracts several thousand people each year. The town itself was officially incorporated in September of 1902 and as of the 2000 Census had 957 people living there. Odessa offers a nice golf course, a hospital, some great restaurants and much more!

City of Odessa Official Website     Odessa Chamber of Commerce Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Odessa Google Map

Quincy

Quincy is located near the center of Washington State just 10 miles North of I-90. It is known as the gateway to the Wenatchee Valley and it is a tourist and recreational paradise. The Gorge Amphitheater and the Crescent Bar Recreation area draw people to this community as well as the available hunting, fishing, and boating. The population as of the 2000 Census was 5,044.

City of Quincy Official Website     Quincy Chamber of Commerce Website     More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Google Map

Reardan

Reardan is located approx. 13 miles West of Airway Heights, 22 miles West of Spokane, and 13 miles East of Davenport. As of the 2000 Census, Reardan had a population of 608 people. Due to its proximity, many people who work at Fairchild Air Force Base, Airway Heights or Spokane live in Reardan and commute. It offers an easy commute to work plus the quiet smaller town lifestyle. It is also in great proximity to many recreational activates with Long Lake just to the North and Lake Roosevelt to the Northwest.

More Info From Wikipedia     Reardan Google Map

Ritzville

Ritzville is a great place to live and is located in a very nice location. It sits along I-90 and is approx 50 miles from Moses Lake and 60 miles from Spokane. Ritzville is the county seat for Adams County and has a population of approx. 1722 people. It was incorporated in the last few months of 1888. Ritzville has some good restaurants, shopping, golf course, public park with swimming pool and is home to the very popular Ritzville Blues Festival.

City of Ritzville Official Website     Ritzville Chamber of Commerce     More Info From Wikipedia
More Data From city-data.com     Ritzville Google Map

Rock Island

Rock Island is located about 11 miles East of Wenatchee and has a population of about 863 people. Rock Island was officially incorporated in December of 1930.

More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Rock Island Google Map

Soap Lake

Soap Lake is located next to the lake that it was named after. The lake is noted for its mineral rich water and creamy black mud and at the turn of the century was one of the most well known mineral spas in the country. The town, as of the 2000 Census had a population of 1,733. This is a great town and is only minutes away from Ephrata and Moses Lake.

City of Soap Lake Official Website     Soap Lake Chamber of Commerce Website
More Info From Wikipedia     More Data From city-data.com     Soap Lake Google Map

Spokane

Spokane is the largest city in Eastern Washington and the second largest city in the state of Washington. As of 2007 the population of Spokane was 200,975 and the metropolitan area had a population of 456,175. Spokane is the county seat of Spokane County and is located on the beautiful Spokane River. Spokane is located 110 miles (180 km) south of the Canadian Border, approximately 20 miles (32 km) from the Washington-Idaho border, and 281 miles (452 km) east of Seattle, WA.

Spokane has a rich history that dates back to around 1810 as a fur trading post called the Spokane House. Since that date it has blossomed into the city it is today. In 1974 it was even home to the World's Fair. There is a wide variety of cultures in Spokane which leads to a large diversity of attractions and entertainment. Spokane is also in a great location pertaining to the many attractions surrounding it such as the many ski resorts in the area, the local lakes for recreation and fishing, hiking trails, ORV areas, state parks and more.

City of Spokane's Official Website     Visit Spokane Website     Spokane Google Map

Sprague

Sprague is a historic community of about 500 in the wheat lands of eastern Washington State, Located in Lincoln County, Sprague sits just south of Interstate 90 about 25 miles west of Spokane. Sprague offers the small town lifestyle that many desire, yet lies only about 35 minutes away from Spokane. Sprague Lake lays on the south side of the town and is a nice lake for fishing or recreation.

City of Sprague Official Website     The Sprague Blog Spot     More Info From Wikipedia
More Data From city-data.com     Sprague Google Map

Tri Cities

Pasco, Kennewick and Richland have been lumped together because of their proximity to each other. Altogether, they are called the "Tri Cities". A fourth neighboring city, West Richland, is generally included as part of the Tri-City area and region. The population of the metropolitan area was 191,822 at the 2000 Census. If the Tri-Cities were a single city, it would be the fourth largest city in the state of Washington, behind Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma.

Tri Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau Website     Visit Tri Cities From links.com
More Info From Wikipedia     More Data on Pasco From city-data.com
More Data on Kennewick From city-data.com     More Data on Richland From city-data.com
Pasco Google Map     Kennewick Google Map     Richland Google Map

Waterville

Waterville is "a sunny oasis in North Central Washington State, lies on US Highway 2 about half way between Everett (north of Seattle) and Spokane." It has a population of about 1,163 people and it is the county seat of Douglas County. It was founded in 1889 and it has many buildings in the town that are listed on the State and National Historic Registers of Historic Places.

City of Waterville Official Website     Waterville Chamber of Commerce     More Info From Wikipedia
More Data From city-data.com     Waterville Google Map

Wilbur

Wilbur is a friendly community that was officially incorporated back in August of 1890. As of the 2000 Census it contained 914 people. In the town you will find many amenities which include restaurants, a museum, a very nice park with a community pool, a nice library, grocery store, fine golf course and other local shopping experiences.

City of Wilbur Official Website     More Info From Wikipedia     Wilbur Google Map

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