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Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, in the Wenatchee metro area.
The community was named for Charles F. Leavenworth, who platted the community.
The latitude of Leavenworth is 47.596N. The longitude is -120.66W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,171 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,120.
When the logging industry declined and the Great Northern Railway Company pulled out, Leavenworth turned to tourism. The community transformed itself into a Bavarian alpine village
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leavenworth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chelan 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 98826 ZIP code.
21% of Leavenworth residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leavenworth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leavenworth was $18,709, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Leavenworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Leavenworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $946.
Libraries in Leavenworth include Leavenworth Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Leavenworth include Leavenworth Echo
Chelan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leavenworth political report.
The average commute time for Leavenworth workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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