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Colville is a city in Stevens County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Fort Colvile, which was named for Andrew Colvile, an official of the Hudson's Bay Company.

The latitude of Colville is 48.546N. The longitude is -117.904W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,614 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,960.


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Median household income
Local
$27,988
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Colville demographic reports
Colville is on the Colville River.
Former and merged names include:
· Pinkney City
· Kettle Falls
The trading company established the fort near here in 1825.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Red, White & Bluegrass Family Pickin' Party - June 29-July 1, 2007
  • Northeast Washington Fair - Aug. 23-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Colville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Crystal Falls State Park
Pronunciations: KAWL-vil
Municipal address:
170 S. Oak
Colville, WA 99114

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Colville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colville was $18,031, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Colville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Colville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $873.


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Libraries in Colville include Colville Public Library, Onion Creek Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Colville include Colville Statesman-Examiner

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

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The average commute time for Colville workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Colville include Colville Comfort Inn.

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