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Chelan County, WA
The county name derives from Indian term for "deep water"

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Chelan County is one of 39 counties in Washington.

The county is in the Wenatchee metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 68,987. This was an increase of  3.56% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$37,316
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chelan County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Chelan County was $27,812. This was an increase of 21.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 90% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Wenatchee
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 4 in production of apples; 3 in production of pears; 7 in production of cherries
(1997 Census of Agriculture)
Pronunciations: she-LAN

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18% of Chelan County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chelan County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Chelan County include Cashmere Cemetery, Chelan Fraternal Cemetery, Entiat Cemetery, Leavenworth Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, Peshastin Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery, Riverview Cemetery, Stemilt Hill Cemetery, Sunnyslope Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Chelan County include Cashmere, Chelan, Entiat, Lake Chelan Hills, Leavenworth, Malaga, Manson, Monitor, Plain, Stehekin ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Chelan County include Wenatchee Valley College ... View colleges

School districts in Chelan County include Cascade Schools Dist 228, Cashmere Schools Dist 222, Entiat Schools Dist 127, Lake Chelan Schools Dist 129, Manson Schools Dist 19, Stehekin Schoolsl Dist, Wenatchee Schools Dist 246 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Chelan County include Cashmere Community Library, Chelan Community Library, Entiat Community Library, Leavenworth Community Library, Manson Community Library, Peshastin Community Library, Wenatchee Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Chelan County include Cashmere Valley Record, Lake Chelan Mirror, Leavenworth Echo, Wenatchee World ... View newspapers

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Politics

Chelan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chelan County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Chelan County include Bavarian Ritz Hotel, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Lakeside Lodge, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson Express Inn and Suites, La Quinta Inn and Suites, Quality Inn & Suites, Red Lion Hotel ... More hotels

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