Wenatchee Washington

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Wenatchee is the largest city in Chelan County and technically sits on the West side of the Columbia river. East Wenatchee is literally right across the river, but lies in Douglas County and is considered a separate entity. Wenatchee might be most famous for the apple orchards that are liberally scattered throughout the area. There is quite the history of hydroelectric power activity in the area as well, with multiple dams in close proximity to Wenatchee.

Wenatchee WA 2009

Fun Facts

  • Wenatchee is currently the the 33rd largest city in the State of Washington.
  • According to the latest Census data taken in 2010, Wenatchee is home to about 32,000 residents.
  • It used to known as the Buckle of the Power Belt of the Northwest. This was because of all the hydroelectric power generated in the region.
  • Wenatchee was named for an Indian tribe. The original spelling was “Wenatchi”.
  • Physical size: About 8 sq miles.

Our Love of Apples

Washington OriginalsOur lovely Evergreen State, Washington, produces around 2.5 million TONS of apples per year. That’s a lot of apples. And it’s a lot of orchard acreage as well, around 175,000 acres to be exact. So, while we produce 60% (if not more) of the nations’...

Saddle Rock – Sweeping Panoramic Views Of Wenatchee!

Saddle Rock - Sweeping Panoramic Views Of Wenatchee! A city landmark, Saddle Rock is an easily accessible hike about a ten minute drive from downtown. Ranging from two to three-and-a-half miles roundtrip, this Wenatchee trail is something for children and adults...

Wenatchee British Car Show & Shine at Pybus Market

There was a British Car Show Saturday in Wenatchee and we were onsite to take in the sights! Several dozen British cars were on display at the Pybus Market.  While wondering around we took some photos and chatted with some of the owners. There were Jaguars, Trimuphs,...

Pybus Public Market – A Story of Community, Legacy and the Restoration of an Iconic Landmark

Pybus Public Market - A Story of Community, Legacy and the Restoration of an Iconic Landmark Pybus Public Market in Wenatchee, Washington opened in May of 2013 and has quickly become one of the region’s best attractions. Pybus Market has 16 permanent merchants with...