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George is a city in Grant County, in the Moses Lake metro area.
The community was named by Quincy businessman Charles Brown, who bought the townsite from the U.S. Reclamation Bureau.
The latitude of George is 47.079N. The longitude is -119.854W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,227 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 554.
Sections below provide additional information and links about George demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98848 ZIP code.
10% of George residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the George ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in George was $7,779, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of George residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in George, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our George political report.
The average commute time for George workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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