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Chehalis is a city in Lewis County, in the Centralia metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian word for "sand."

The latitude of Chehalis is 46.662N. The longitude is -122.962W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 243 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,105.


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Median household income
Local
$33,482
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chehalis demographic reports
Chehalis is on the Chehalis River.
Former and merged names include:
· Saundersville
· Saunders Bottom
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 35. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 3 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Garlic Fest - Aug. 24-26, 2007
  • Southwest Washington Fair - Aug. 14-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Chehalis web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lewis and Clark State Park, Rainbow Falls State Park
Historic sites and museums: Lewis County Historical Museum
Pronunciations: chuh-HAY-lis
Municipal address:
80 NE Cascade Ave.
PO Box 871
Chehalis, WA 98532

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Chehalis residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chehalis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chehalis was $15,944, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Chehalis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chehalis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.


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Libraries in Chehalis include Chehalis Timberland Library ... View libraries

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Lewis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chehalis political report.

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The average commute time for Chehalis workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Chehalis include Chehalis Inn.

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