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Spokane County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Name derives from that of the tribe whose name means “children of the sun.”
  • Established: 1858 Jan 29
  • County seat: Spokane
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 471,221 (Rank: 4 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 1,763.79 square miles (Rank: 19 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 267.2 people per square miles (Rank: 8 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 5,883 feet, Mount Spokane.

 


Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Spokane city 208,916 59.25 3,526.2 1,982 992**
2. Spokane Valley city 89,755 37.77 2,376.4 2,000 99***
3. Cheney city 10,590 4.27 2,481.8 2,340 99004
4. Liberty Lake city 7,591 6.14 1,236.9 2,100 99019
5. Airway Heights city 6,114 5.63 1,086.0 2,385 99001
6. Medical Lake city 5,060 3.40 1,488.2 2,420 99022
7. Deer Park city 3,652  6.88 530.8 2,150 99006
8. Millwood city 1,786  0.70 2,551.4 2,000 992**
9. Fairfield town 612  0.62 987.1 2,558 99012
10. Rockford town 470  0.68 691.2 2,432 99030
11. Spangle city 278  0.36 772.2 2,432 99031
12. Latah town 183  0.31 590.3 2,000 99018
13. Waverly town 106  0.41 258.5 2,500 99039

 


Additional facts

  • Spokane County has the 4th largest population in Washington.
  • Spokane is the 2nd most populated city in the state. Spokane Valley is 10th.  Among eastern Washington cities, Spokane is 1st and Spokane Valley 3rd.
  • Spokane has the 2nd largest land area for a city in Washington. Spokane Valley has the 5th.
  • Waverly is the 4th smallest town in Washington by population. Latah is 10th smallest.
  • Fairfield is the 6th highest elevation municipality in Washington. Waverly is the 10th highest.

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
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  • All population and area data are from the 2010 United States Census. All population density figures for cities greater than 5,000 people are as well. Densities of smaller towns and cities were calculated separately using US Census data.
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