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Walla Walla is a city in Walla Walla County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after an Indian tribe; the term is variously translated as "many waters" or "little river."
The latitude of Walla Walla is 46.064N. The longitude is -118.341W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,134.
Supply depot during the Idaho gold rush of 1861
Historic renovation has brought many businesses downtown in recent years.
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20% of Walla Walla residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Walla Walla ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Walla Walla was $15,792, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Walla Walla residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Walla Walla, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.
Libraries in Walla Walla include Walla Walla Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Walla Walla include Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
TV stations in Walla Walla include KAZW, KORX-CA.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KWWS.
Walla Walla County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Walla Walla political report.
Walla Walla restaurants taking online reservations include 26brix ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Walla Walla workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Walla Walla between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Walla Walla include Best Western, Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson Walla Walla, La Quinta Inn, Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center, Marcus Whitman Htl N Conf Ctr, Travelodge, Walla Walla Super 8 Motel.
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