Yakima County, county in the state of Washington, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 251,879 inhabitants. The county was created 158 years ago in 1865. Its county seat is Yakima.
There are 17 city/town in Yakima County, WA. The largest city of Yakima County is Yakima with a population of 94,322. Other cities include, Sunnyside population 16,325, Grandview population 11,029, Toppenish population 8,766, Selah population 8,138
Grandview, City in Washington, United States
Sitting in sunny Central Washington, Yakima County is an agricultural hub known for its produce, wineries, and natural beauty. This diverse county encompasses a range of communities, from the energized county seat of Yakima to quaint rural towns.
Yakima serves as the business, cultural, and economic center of the county, with nearly 100,000 residents. Once a trading post, today the city supports farms, factories, and retail like the popular West Valley Mall. Yakima provides a lively downtown and suburban living.
Further west, Union Gap originated as a railroad supply town but is now encompassed by Yakima's growth. In contrast, Selah maintains its small-town identity with local shops and sunny fruit stands. Naches similiarly started as a farming community but now attracts outdoor lovers to the Naches River and trail system.
To the south, Toppenish embraces its agricultural roots and Native American heritage as the self-proclaimed "Town of Murals”, with over 80 artwork displays. Nearby Wapato and Harrah provide more rural options in the Puyallup River valley.
From urban opportunities to quiet farm towns, Yakima County’s mix of communities captures the spirit and landscape of Central Washington. The area’s cities, towns, and farmlands each tell part of the story of this productive agricultural region.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Yakima County.
|Ahtanum||Census designated place||3,601|
|Gleed||Census designated place||2,906|
|Grandview||City in Washington, United States||11,029|
|Granger||Human settlement in Yakima County, Washington, United States of America||3,882|
|Harrah||Town of the United States||638|
|Mabton||City in Yakima County, Washington, United States||2,267|
|Naches||Human settlement in Yakima County, Washington, United States of America||841|
|Selah||City of the United States||8,138|
|Sunnyside||City in Washington, United States||16,325|
|Terrace Heights||Census designated place||6,937|
|Tieton||City in Yakima County, Washington, United States||1,316|
|Toppenish||City in Yakima County, Washington, United States||8,766|
|Union Gap||City in Yakima County, Washington, United States||6,160|
|Wapato||City in Washington||4,980|
|White Swan||CDP in Washington, United States||793|
|Yakima||The second most populous city in Yakima County, Washington.||94,322|
|Zillah||City in Washington||3,135|