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 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.
Play Ball – Wenatchee AppleSox 2017 Season It’s springtime in Wenatchee and that means it’s baseball season! This year the Wenatchee AppleSox begin their season June 2nd against the Walla Walla Sweets. The AppleSox’s first home game will be June 8th vs. the Victoria HarbourCats at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium. First pitch will be at …
Apple Blossom Festival in Wenatchee, Washington When spring rolls around in Washington, we all look forward to the advent of warmer weather and the beauty of blooms. In Wenatchee, we anticipate one bloom in particular: the apple blossom! Join us as we celebrate the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival this year from April 27th to …
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Mission Ridge Ski Resort in Wenatchee Washington There’s nothing quite like the view of Washington’s serene snow-clad mountains in winter. If winter time is your favorite time to get outside and enjoy fresh air, then you’ll love a trip to the beautiful Mission Ridge Ski Resort in Wenatchee, Washington! Enjoy skiing, comfortable accommodations, and the …