Chelan County , Washington

Chelan County: County in the state of Washington, United States

Chelan County locator map
Location of Chelan County on Washington map.


Chelan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 72,453 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 77,574 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wenatchee. The county was created 122 years ago in 1898.

Chelan County Courthouse 02 image
Chelan County Courthouse 02
Chelan County Courthouse 02 image


Chelan County is located at 47°52'9"N 120°37'8"W (47.8691000, -120.6189100). It has 6 neighbors: Douglas County, King County, Kittitas County, Okanogan County, Skagit County and Snohomish County.

Chelan County map

The largest city of Chelan County is Wenatchee with a population of 34,219. Other cities include, Granite Falls population 4,585, Chelan population 4,245, Cashmere population 3,160 and Leavenworth population 2,348. See all Chelan County cities & populated places.

Chelan County Quick Facts

Population : 77,574 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
Area : 7754 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : Chelan people
Altitude : 4,685 feet / 1428 meters
Capital : Wenatchee
Establishment : January 01, 1899
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 22:02:36 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.6% (2010-2020)

Chelan County has 6 neighbours.

  • Wenatchee


The population of Chelan County increased by 6.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 72,453 - census
2011 73,214 1.04% estimation process
2012 73,472 0.35% estimation process
2013 73,723 0.34% estimation process
2014 74,121 0.54% estimation process
2015 75,041 1.23% estimation process
2016 75,855 1.07% estimation process
2017 76,298 0.58% estimation process
2018 76,752 0.59% estimation process
2019 77,200 0.58% estimation process
2020 77,574 0.48% estimation process

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People born in Chelan County (1)

American cartoonist Bud Sagendorf was born in Chelan County

Other places with the same name (1)

Chelan County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chelan County.

City Name Population Title
Wenatchee 34,219 City in Chelan County, Washington
Granite Falls 4,585 City in Snohomish County, Washington, United States
Chelan 4,245 City in Washington
Cashmere 3,160 Former princely state, now a disputed territory between China, India and Pakistan
Leavenworth 2,348 City in Chelan County, Washington
West Wenatchee 1,565 City in Chelan County, Washington, United States of America
Entiat 1,287 City in Chelan County, Washington

Washington Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
King County 2,274,315 County in the state of Washington, United States
Pierce County 913,890 County in the state of Washington, United States
Snohomish County 830,393 County in the state of Washington, United States
Seattle 769,714 City in Washington, United States; county seat of King County
Spokane County 528,225 County in the state of Washington, United States
Clark County 496,865 County in Washington, United States
Thurston County 294,074 County in the state of Washington, United States
Kitsap County 272,787 County in the state of Washington, United States
Yakima County 251,879 County in the state of Washington, United States
Whatcom County 231,016 County in the state of Washington, United States
Spokane 222,050 County seat of Spokane County, Washington, United States
Tacoma 219,945 County seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States
Benton County 206,426 County in Arkansas, United States
Vancouver 186,192 City in Washington, United States and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon
Bellevue 148,073 City in King County, Washington, United States
Skagit County 130,789 County in the state of Washington, United States