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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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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.
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.
Libraries in Chehalis include Chehalis Timberland Library ... View libraries
Lewis County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chehalis political report.
The average commute time for Chehalis workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Chehalis include Chehalis Inn.
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