What is Wenatchee named after?
What does Wenatchee stand for?
Wenatchee, city, seat (1899) of Chelan county, central Washington, United States, at the foot of the Cascade Range, just below the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, opposite East Wenatchee; the name comes from the Yakima Indian wenachi, meaning "river flowing from a canyon." It was founded in 1888 and…
In early 1892, the Wenatchee Development Company, in close consultation with the Great Northern Railway, surveyed the present site of Wenatchee. On May 6, 1892, this plat was filed with Kittitas County (Chelan County had not yet been created) and lots were put on the open market that same month.
What happened to the Wenatchi tribe?
The Wenatchee have announced that several sources, including documentary material produced over the past hundred years, traditions of non-Indian settlers in the Wenatchee Valley, and traditions of a number of other tribes, as well as the Wenatchi, provide evidence showing that a Wenatchi village was attacked by…
Is it snowing in Wenatchee Washington?
Wenatchee averages 27 inches of snow per year.
Is Wenatchee WA safe?
The chance of being a victim of either violent or property crime in Wenatchee is 1 in 49. Based on FBI crime data, Wenatchee is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Washington, Wenatchee has a crime rate higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.
Is Wenatchee safe?
East Wenatchee ranked as the 18th safest city in the state in 2020, down from 17th in 2019. The company uses FBI crime statistics and census data and bases its rankings on both violent and property crime. Wenatchee was the 40th safest city in the state on the list.
Apple capital of the world
Surrounded by orchards, the city is known as the "Apple Capital of the World," and the best time to visit is the last week of April and the first week of May, when Wenatchee hosts the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival.
What does P Squosa mean?
The P'Squosa were named Wenatchi by the Yakama tribe, and our present towns, cities and rivers are phonetically named after the original custodians of these lands. The P'Squosa would travel along the Icicle, Wenatchee, and Columbia rivers throughout the year to fish, hunt, and harvest berries.
Is the Wenatchee a tribe?
The Wenatchee tribe (also spelled Wenatchi) lived along the Wenatchee River, which flowed from the Cascades into the Columbia. They spoke a version of the Salish language, also called Salishan and Interior Salish, which they shared with the populations of Puget Sound and northern Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
What are the winters like in Wenatchee Washington?
In Wenatchee, the summers are warm, dry, and mostly clear, and the winters are very cold and partly cloudy. During the year, the temperature typically ranges from 25°F to 90°F and is rarely below 13°F or above 98°F.
What is the cost of living in Wenatchee Washington?
Wenatchee cost of living is 100.8
A short Ken Burns-style historical narrative I produced for the Wenatchee Museum.