Place:Chelan, Washington, United States

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Chelan County is a county located in the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, its population was 72,453.The county seat and largest city is Wenatchee.

Chelan County was created out of Okanogan and Kittitas Counties on March 13, 1899. It derives its name from a Chelan Indian word meaning "deep water," likely a reference to -long Lake Chelan, which reaches a maximum depth of 1,486 feet (453 m).

Chelan County is part of the Wenatchee–East Wenatchee, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1876 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1882 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1899 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1899 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1900 3,931
1910 15,104
1920 20,906
1930 31,634
1940 34,412
1950 39,301
1960 40,744
1970 41,355
1980 45,061
1990 52,250

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