Pasco, Washington

Pasco: The third most populous city in Franklin County, Washington. It is located on the Columbia River in southeastern Washington. Pasco is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Pasco Museum of History and the Franklin County Historical Society.


Pasco is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 59,781. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 77,095 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1890.

Pasco locator map
Location of Pasco on Washington map.

Quick Facts about Pasco

Population : 77,095 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 99301–99302
Phone Area Codes : 509
Altitude : 1,270 feet / 387, 118 meters
Capital city : Pasco is capital of Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−08:00, UTC−07:00
Local time : 01:29:23 (14th July 2024)
Population growth : 22.46% (2010-2020)
City Hall in Pasco  Washington 'panorama' image
City Hall in Pasco Washington 'panorama'
City Hall in Pasco  Washington 'panorama' image


Pasco is located at 46°14'22"N 119°6'2"W (46.2395800, -119.1005700).

Pasco map


The population of Pasco increased by 22.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1981 213,125 - census
1993 226,295 5.82% census
2005 266,764 15.17% census
2007 280,449 4.88% census
2010 59,781 -369.13% census
2011 65,539 8.79% estimation process
2012 67,673 3.15% estimation process
2013 68,398 1.06% estimation process
2014 69,500 1.59% estimation process
2015 70,330 1.18% estimation process
2016 71,514 1.66% estimation process
2017 72,810 1.78% estimation process
2018 74,485 2.25% estimation process
2019 75,432 1.26% estimation process
2020 77,095 2.16% estimation process

Pasco zip code is 99301. County name: Franklin, County fips: 53021

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People born in Pasco (19)

People born in Pasco, including novelist, essayist Chuck Palahniuk, singer-songwriter Kristine W, football linebacker, Pro Football Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher, .


  • Preston Zimmerman (American soccer player) he was born in 21/11/1988
  • Shauna O’Brien (American actress and model) she was born in 17/10/1970
  • S. T. Gordon (American boxer) he was born in 18/04/1959
  • Ted Barrett (American baseball umpire) he was born in 31/07/1965
  • Bruce Kison (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 18/02/1950
  • Casey Urlacher (American football player) he was born in 27/08/1979
  • Hawthorne C. Gray (U.S. Army Air Corps captain and balloonist) he was born in 16/02/1889
  • Jeannie Russell (American actress) she was born in 22/10/1950
  • Kathy Brock (American journalist) she was born in 24/07/1959
  • Michael Jackson (former professional American football player, born 1957) he was born in 15/07/1957
  • Raul Vijil (American football player) he was born in 12/09/1982
  • Ray Washburn (American baseball player) he was born in 31/05/1938
  • Rich Beck (American baseball player) he was born in 21/01/1941
  • Ron Silliman (poet) he was born in 05/08/1946
  • Deborah Sporcich (American basketball player) she was born in 11/02/1972
  • John N. Sylvester (American politician) he was born in 08/06/1909

Schools in Pasco

College & universities near Pasco, WA

Code Name City ZIP
234979 Columbia Basin College Pasco (WA) 99301
451626 Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology Kennewick (WA) 99336
234924 Paul Mitchell the School-Richland Richland (WA) 99352

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pasco, WA

Code Name Address Type
PSC Pasco Intermodal Train Station 535 North 1st Avenue RAIL
WWA Walla Walla, WA 108 West Main Street BUS
PEN Pendleton, Oregon 320 SW Court Street BUS
MLK Moses Lake, Washington 1819 East Kittleson Road BUS
RTZ Ritzville, Washington 1503 South Smittys Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Pasco

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Pa Post Office Pasco (WA) 99301
Pa Post Office Pasco (WA) 99301
Kennewick Post Office Kennewick (WA) 99336
Burbank Post Office Burbank (WA) 99323
Richland Post Office Richland (WA) 99352

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Franklin County , WA.

City Name Population Title
Connell 5,503 City in Franklin County, Washington, United States
West Pasco 3,739 Census designated place in Franklin County, Washington
Basin City 1,092 Census designated place
Mesa 514 City in Washington, United States
Kahlotus 192 City in Franklin County, Washington, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Pasco distances to largest Washington cities