List of cities in Washington

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The government of the U.S. state of Washington recognizes several classifications of municipalities, which can be broadly divided into cities and towns. The vast majority of the state's incorporated places are cities. The following is a complete list of Washington's cities as recognized by state and federal government.

      County seat
      State capital

State of Washington in the United States
Olympia, capital of Washington
Seattle, Washington's largest city
NameCounty[1]Population
(2012 est.)[2]
Population
(2010)[3]
Land area[3]
AberdeenGrays Harbor16,52916,896700110650000000000010.65 sq mi (27.6 km2)
Airway HeightsSpokane6,3636,11470005630000000000005.63 sq mi (14.6 km2)
AlgonaKing3,0743,01470001290000000000001.29 sq mi (3.3 km2)
AnacortesSkagit15,92815,778700111750000000000011.75 sq mi (30.4 km2)
ArlingtonSnohomish18,31717,92670009250000000000009.25 sq mi (24.0 km2)
AsotinAsotin1,2701,25170001050000000000001.05 sq mi (2.7 km2)
AuburnKing
Pierce[Note 1]
73,50570,180700129620000000000029.62 sq mi (76.7 km2)
Bainbridge IslandKitsap23,26323,025700127610000000000027.61 sq mi (71.5 km2)
Battle GroundClark18,04417,57170007160000000000007.16 sq mi (18.5 km2)
BellevueKing126,439122,363700131970000000000031.97 sq mi (82.8 km2)
BellinghamWhatcom82,23480,885700127080000009999927.08 sq mi (70.1 km2)
Benton CityBenton3,1343,03870002460000000000002.46 sq mi (6.4 km2)
BingenKlickitat72471269996200000000000000.62 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Black DiamondKing4,2374,15170006010000000000006.01 sq mi (15.6 km2)
BlaineWhatcom4,7444,68470005630000000000005.63 sq mi (14.6 km2)
Bonney LakePierce17,96417,37470007940000000000007.94 sq mi (20.6 km2)
BothellKing
Snohomish[Note 1]
34,65133,505700112110000000000012.11 sq mi (31.4 km2)
BremertonKitsap39,25137,729700128410000000000028.41 sq mi (73.6 km2)
BrewsterOkanogan2,3862,37070001190000000000001.19 sq mi (3.1 km2)
BridgeportDouglas2,4442,40970001050000000000001.05 sq mi (2.7 km2)
BrierSnohomish6,2516,08770002130000000000002.13 sq mi (5.5 km2)
BuckleyPierce4,4024,35470003870000000000003.87 sq mi (10.0 km2)
BurienKing49,41033,31370007420000000000007.42 sq mi (19.2 km2)
BurlingtonSkagit8,4708,38870004260000000000004.26 sq mi (11.0 km2)
CamasClark20,49019,355700113490000000000013.49 sq mi (34.9 km2)
CarnationKing1,8231,78670001160000000999991.16 sq mi (3.0 km2)
CashmereChelan3,1043,06370001030000000000001.03 sq mi (2.7 km2)
Castle RockCowlitz1,9831,98270001590000000000001.59 sq mi (4.1 km2)
CentraliaLewis16,50516,33670007420000000000007.42 sq mi (19.2 km2)
ChehalisLewis7,2987,25970005530000000000005.53 sq mi (14.3 km2)
ChelanChelan3,9453,89070006290000000000006.29 sq mi (16.3 km2)
CheneySpokane11,01810,59070004269999999999994.27 sq mi (11.1 km2)
ChewelahStevens2,6062,60770002980000000000002.98 sq mi (7.7 km2)
ClarkstonAsotin7,2837,22970002009999999999992.01 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Cle ElumKittitas1,9071,87270003820000000000003.82 sq mi (9.9 km2)
Clyde HillKing3,0472,98470001060000000000001.06 sq mi (2.7 km2)
ColfaxWhitman2,8392,80570003790000000000003.79 sq mi (9.8 km2)
College PlaceWalla Walla8,8848,76570002660000000000002.66 sq mi (6.9 km2)
ColvilleStevens4,6694,67370002930000000000002.93 sq mi (7.6 km2)
ConnellFranklin5,4214,20970007870000000000007.87 sq mi (20.4 km2)
CosmopolisGrays Harbor1,6431,64970001330000000000001.33 sq mi (3.4 km2)
CovingtonKing18,29817,57570005860000000000005.86 sq mi (15.2 km2)
DavenportLincoln1,7181,73470001820000000000001.82 sq mi (4.7 km2)
DaytonColumbia2,5092,52670001430000000000001.43 sq mi (3.7 km2)
Deer ParkSpokane3,6733,65270006880000000000006.88 sq mi (17.8 km2)
Des MoinesKing30,44929,67370006500000000000006.50 sq mi (16.8 km2)
DuPontPierce8,8088,19970005860000000000005.86 sq mi (15.2 km2)
DuvallKing7,1836,69570002470000000000002.47 sq mi (6.4 km2)
East WenatcheeDouglas13,43913,19070003800000000000003.80 sq mi (9.8 km2)
EdgewoodPierce9,5019,38770008410000000000008.41 sq mi (21.8 km2)
EdmondsSnohomish40,40039,70970008910000000000008.91 sq mi (23.1 km2)
Electric CityGrant1,00496870001700000000000001.70 sq mi (4.4 km2)
EllensburgKittitas18,34818,17470006920000000000006.92 sq mi (17.9 km2)
ElmaGrays Harbor3,0953,10770001890000000000001.89 sq mi (4.9 km2)
EntiatChelan1,1291,11270002110099999000002.11 sq mi (5.5 km2)
EnumclawKing
Pierce[Note 1]
11,32710,66970004260000000000004.26 sq mi (11.0 km2)
EphrataGrant7,9167,664700110090000000000010.09 sq mi (26.1 km2)
EverettSnohomish104,655103,019700133450000000000033.45 sq mi (86.6 km2)
EversonWhatcom2,5132,48170001240000000000001.24 sq mi (3.2 km2)
Federal WayKing91,93389,306700122260000000000022.26 sq mi (57.7 km2)
FerndaleWhatcom11,99811,41570006610000000000006.61 sq mi (17.1 km2)
FifePierce9,3339,17370005680000000000005.68 sq mi (14.7 km2)
FircrestPierce6,5796,49770001580000000000001.58 sq mi (4.1 km2)
ForksClallam3,5523,53270003650000000000003.65 sq mi (9.5 km2)
GeorgeGrant51450170001330000000000001.33 sq mi (3.4 km2)
Gig HarborPierce7,5497,12670005950000000000005.95 sq mi (15.4 km2)
Gold BarSnohomish2,1012,07570001030000000000001.03 sq mi (2.7 km2)
GoldendaleKlickitat3,4713,40770002520000000000002.52 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Grand CouleeGrant1,04498870001190000000000001.19 sq mi (3.1 km2)
GrandviewYakima11,01210,86270006230000000000006.23 sq mi (16.1 km2)
GrangerYakima3,2983,24670001790000000000001.79 sq mi (4.6 km2)
Granite FallsSnohomish3,4163,36470002180000000000002.18 sq mi (5.6 km2)
HarringtonLincoln42042469993800000000000000.38 sq mi (0.98 km2)
HoquiamGrays Harbor8,5358,72670009020000000000009.02 sq mi (23.4 km2)
IlwacoPacific93693670002100000000000002.10 sq mi (5.4 km2)
IssaquahKing32,63330,434700111380000000000011.38 sq mi (29.5 km2)
KahlotusFranklin20419369994700000000000000.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)
KalamaCowlitz2,3462,34470002770000000000002.77 sq mi (7.2 km2)
KelsoCowlitz11,83211,92570008140000000000008.14 sq mi (21.1 km2)
KenmoreKing21,28020,46070006150000000000006.15 sq mi (15.9 km2)
KennewickBenton75,97173,917700126930000000000026.93 sq mi (69.7 km2)
KentKing122,99992,411700128630000000000028.63 sq mi (74.2 km2)
Kettle FallsStevens1,5931,59570001070000000000001.07 sq mi (2.8 km2)
KirklandKing50,69748,787700110790000009999910.79 sq mi (27.9 km2)
KittitasKittitas1,4051,38169997600000000000000.76 sq mi (2.0 km2)
La CenterClark2,8522,80070001270000000000001.27 sq mi (3.3 km2)
LaceyThurston43,86042,393700116059999990000016.06 sq mi (41.6 km2)
Lake Forest ParkKing12,97212,59870003530000000000003.53 sq mi (9.1 km2)
Lake StevensSnohomish29,10428,06970008880000000000008.88 sq mi (23.0 km2)
LakewoodPierce58,85258,163700117170000000000017.17 sq mi (44.5 km2)
LangleyIsland1,0411,03570001080000000000001.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)
LeavenworthChelan1,9931,96570001230000000000001.23 sq mi (3.2 km2)
Liberty LakeSpokane7,8897,59170006140000000000006.14 sq mi (15.9 km2)
Long BeachPacific1,3931,39270001350000000000001.35 sq mi (3.5 km2)
LongviewCowlitz36,45836,648700114480000000000014.48 sq mi (37.5 km2)
LyndenWhatcom12,60511,95170005170000000000005.17 sq mi (13.4 km2)
LynnwoodSnohomish36,27535,83670007840000000000007.84 sq mi (20.3 km2)
MabtonYakima2,3242,28669998000000000000000.80 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Maple ValleyKing24,17122,68470005720000000000005.72 sq mi (14.8 km2)
MarysvilleSnohomish62,40260,020700120680000000000020.68 sq mi (53.6 km2)
MattawaGrant4,5434,43769997400000000000000.74 sq mi (1.9 km2)
McClearyGrays Harbor1,6471,65370002050099999999992.05 sq mi (5.3 km2)
Medical LakeSpokane4,9405,06070003400000000000003.40 sq mi (8.8 km2)
MedinaKing3,0292,96970001440000000000001.44 sq mi (3.7 km2)
Mercer IslandKing23,66122,69970006320000000000006.32 sq mi (16.4 km2)
MesaFranklin51848970001640000000000001.64 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Mill CreekSnohomish18,67118,24470004670000000000004.67 sq mi (12.1 km2)
MillwoodSpokane1,7971,78669997000000000000000.70 sq mi (1.8 km2)
MiltonPierce
King[Note 1]
7,0486,96870002509900000999992.51 sq mi (6.5 km2)
MonroeSnohomish17,50317,30470006050000000000006.05 sq mi (15.7 km2)
MontesanoGrays Harbor3,9623,976700110410000000000010.41 sq mi (27.0 km2)
MortonLewis1,1321,12669998200099999000000.82 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Moses LakeGrant21,18220,366700115750000000000015.75 sq mi (40.8 km2)
MossyrockLewis76475969996800000000000000.68 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Mount VernonSkagit32,28731,743700112300000000000012.30 sq mi (31.9 km2)
Mountlake TerraceSnohomish20,19819,90970004059999999999994.06 sq mi (10.5 km2)
MoxeeYakima3,3613,30870001690000000000001.69 sq mi (4.4 km2)
MukilteoSnohomish20,60520,25470006400000000000006.40 sq mi (16.6 km2)
NapavineLewis1,7781,76670002380000000000002.38 sq mi (6.2 km2)
NewcastleKing10,79210,38070004450000000000004.45 sq mi (11.5 km2)
NewportPend Oreille2,1162,12670001070000000000001.07 sq mi (2.8 km2)
NooksackWhatcom1,3551,33869997000000000000000.70 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Normandy ParkKing6,5046,33570002520000000000002.52 sq mi (6.5 km2)
North BendKing6,0305,73170004269999999999994.27 sq mi (11.1 km2)
North BonnevilleSkamania96395670002410000000000002.41 sq mi (6.2 km2)
Oak HarborIsland22,26022,07570009420000000000009.42 sq mi (24.4 km2)
OakvilleGrays Harbor68268469995000000000000000.50 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Ocean ShoresGrays Harbor5,6225,56970008510000000000008.51 sq mi (22.0 km2)
OkanoganOkanogan2,5682,55270001950000000000001.95 sq mi (5.1 km2)
OlympiaThurston47,69846,478700117820000000000017.82 sq mi (46.2 km2)
OmakOkanogan4,8814,84570003500000000000003.50 sq mi (9.1 km2)
OrovilleOkanogan1,6981,68670001640000000000001.64 sq mi (4.2 km2)
OrtingPierce6,8726,74670002730000000000002.73 sq mi (7.1 km2)
OthelloAdams7,5327,36470003810000000000003.81 sq mi (9.9 km2)
PacificKing
Pierce[Note 1]
6,8386,60670002420000000000002.42 sq mi (6.3 km2)
PalouseWhitman1,01199870001080000000000001.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)
PascoFranklin65,39859,781700130500000000000030.50 sq mi (79.0 km2)
PaterosOkanogan67366769994900000000000000.49 sq mi (1.3 km2)
PomeroyGarfield1,4221,42570001780000000000001.78 sq mi (4.6 km2)
Port AngelesClallam19,05619,038700110700999990000010.70 sq mi (27.7 km2)
Port OrchardKitsap11,68011,14470007240000000000007.24 sq mi (18.8 km2)
Port TownsendJefferson9,1179,11370006980000000000006.98 sq mi (18.1 km2)
PoulsboKitsap9,3939,20070004670000000000004.67 sq mi (12.1 km2)
PrescottWalla Walla32331869994000000000000000.40 sq mi (1.0 km2)
ProsserBenton5,7995,71470004490000000000004.49 sq mi (11.6 km2)
PullmanWhitman31,35929,79970009880000000000009.88 sq mi (25.6 km2)
PuyallupPierce38,14737,022700113930000000000013.93 sq mi (36.1 km2)
QuincyGrant7,0136,75070004960000000000004.96 sq mi (12.8 km2)
RainierThurston1,8261,79470001730000000000001.73 sq mi (4.5 km2)
RaymondPacific2,8832,88270004059999999999994.06 sq mi (10.5 km2)
RedmondKing56,56154,144700116280000000000016.28 sq mi (42.2 km2)
RentonKing95,44890,927700123120000000000023.12 sq mi (59.9 km2)
RepublicFerry1,0931,07370001590000000000001.59 sq mi (4.1 km2)
RichlandBenton51,44048,058700135720000000000035.72 sq mi (92.5 km2)
RidgefieldClark5,2604,76370007080000000000007.08 sq mi (18.3 km2)
RitzvilleAdams1,6991,67370001700000000000001.70 sq mi (4.4 km2)
Rock IslandDouglas79978869996100000000000000.61 sq mi (1.6 km2)
RoslynKittitas91089370004370000000000004.37 sq mi (11.3 km2)
RoyPierce80379369994900000000000000.49 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Royal CityGrant2,1932,14070001350000000000001.35 sq mi (3.5 km2)
RustonPierce75974969992600000000000000.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
SammamishKing49,06945,780700118220000000000018.22 sq mi (47.2 km2)
SeaTacKing27,66726,909700110030999990000010.03 sq mi (26.0 km2)
SeattleKing634,535608,660700183940000000000083.94 sq mi (217.4 km2)
Sedro-WoolleySkagit10,63610,54070003810000000000003.81 sq mi (9.9 km2)
SelahYakima7,3337,14770004440000000000004.44 sq mi (11.5 km2)
SequimClallam6,6246,60670006309900000000006.31 sq mi (16.3 km2)
SheltonMason9,8009,83470005760000000000005.76 sq mi (14.9 km2)
ShorelineKing54,35253,007700111670000000000011.67 sq mi (30.2 km2)
SnohomishSnohomish9,2759,09870003440000000000003.44 sq mi (8.9 km2)
SnoqualmieKing11,59410,67070006400000000000006.40 sq mi (16.6 km2)
Soap LakeGrant1,5501,51470001250000000000001.25 sq mi (3.2 km2)
South BendPacific1,6311,63770001620000000000001.62 sq mi (4.2 km2)
SpangleSpokane28027869993600000000000000.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
SpokaneSpokane209,525208,916700159250000000000059.25 sq mi (153.5 km2)
Spokane ValleySpokane90,64189,755700137770000000000037.77 sq mi (97.8 km2)
SpragueLincoln44144669996300000000000000.63 sq mi (1.6 km2)
StanwoodSnohomish6,4226,23170002820000000000002.82 sq mi (7.3 km2)
StevensonSkamania1,4731,46570001640000000000001.64 sq mi (4.2 km2)
SultanSnohomish4,7104,65170003150000000000003.15 sq mi (8.2 km2)
SumasWhatcom1,3251,30770001480000000000001.48 sq mi (3.8 km2)
SumnerPierce9,5419,45170007510000000000007.51 sq mi (19.5 km2)
SunnysideYakima16,05415,85870006630000000000006.63 sq mi (17.2 km2)
TacomaPierce202,010198,397700149720000000000049.72 sq mi (128.8 km2)
TekoaWhitman78777870001139900000999991.14 sq mi (3.0 km2)
TeninoThurston1,7241,69570001440000000000001.44 sq mi (3.7 km2)
TietonYakima1,2111,19169998200099999000000.82 sq mi (2.1 km2)
ToledoLewis72972569994000000000000000.40 sq mi (1.0 km2)
TonasketOkanogan1,0381,03269998000000000000000.80 sq mi (2.1 km2)
ToppenishYakima9,0178,94970002090099999000002.09 sq mi (5.4 km2)
TukwilaKing19,61119,10770009170000000000009.17 sq mi (23.8 km2)
TumwaterThurston18,10217,371700114320000000000014.32 sq mi (37.1 km2)
Union GapYakima6,0606,04770005050000000000005.05 sq mi (13.1 km2)
University PlacePierce31,56231,14470008420000000000008.42 sq mi (21.8 km2)
VaderLewis62662169999300000000000000.93 sq mi (2.4 km2)
VancouverClark165,489161,791700146460000000000046.46 sq mi (120.3 km2)
WaitsburgWalla Walla1,2351,21770001110000000000001.11 sq mi (2.9 km2)
Walla WallaWalla Walla31,86431,731700112800000000000012.80 sq mi (33.2 km2)
WapatoYakima5,0654,99770001170000000000001.17 sq mi (3.0 km2)
WardenGrant2,7582,69270002580000000000002.58 sq mi (6.7 km2)
WashougalClark14,58414,09570005420000000000005.42 sq mi (14.0 km2)
WenatcheeChelan32,56231,92570007770000000000007.77 sq mi (20.1 km2)
West RichlandBenton12,66311,811700121920000000000021.92 sq mi (56.8 km2)
WestportGrays Harbor2,0922,09970003700000000000003.70 sq mi (9.6 km2)
White SalmonKlickitat2,2662,22470001220000000000001.22 sq mi (3.2 km2)
WinlockLewis1,3461,33970001290000000000001.29 sq mi (3.3 km2)
WoodinvilleKing11,23410,93870005600000000999995.60 sq mi (14.5 km2)
WoodlandCowlitz
Clark[Note 1]
5,5405,50970003370000000000003.37 sq mi (8.7 km2)
WoodwaySnohomish1,3241,30770001110000000000001.11 sq mi (2.9 km2)
YakimaYakima93,10191,067700127180000000000027.18 sq mi (70.4 km2)
YelmThurston7,1216,84870005680000000000005.68 sq mi (14.7 km2)
ZillahYakima3,0112,96470001780000000000001.78 sq mi (4.6 km2)

Notes[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f The city spans multiple counties. The counties are listed in the order given by GNIS, primary county first.

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ "Domestic and Antarctic Names - State and Topical Gazetteer Download Files: National Federal Codes" (CSV). United States Board on Geographical Names, USGS. Retrieved November 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Places, All States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (SUB-EST2011-ALL)" (CSV). Population Estimates: City and Town Totals: Vintage 2011. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 25, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.