Washington Chelan County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Chelan County, Washington. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Washington Chelan County.

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1. Branch Library CASHMERE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 300 Woodring, Cashmere, WA 98815
Phone Number: (509) 782-3314 Chelan N/A N/A

2. Branch Library CHELAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 417 S Bradley St, Chelan, WA 98816
Phone Number: (509) 682-5131 Chelan N/A N/A

3. Branch Library ENTIAT COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 14138 Kinzel St, Entiat, WA 98822
Phone Number: (509) 784-1517 Chelan N/A N/A

4. Branch Library LEAVENWORTH COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 700 Hwy 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Phone Number: (509) 548-7923 Chelan N/A N/A

5. Branch Library MANSON COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: Wapato Way & Manson Blvd, Manson, WA 98831
Phone Number: (509) 687-3420 Chelan N/A N/A

6. Library System NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 16 N Columbia St, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone Number: (509) 663-1117 Chelan 1,447,224 819,000

7. Branch Library PESHASTIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 8396 Main St, Peshastin, WA 98847
Phone Number: (509) 548-7821 Chelan N/A N/A

8. Central Library WENATCHEE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 310 Douglas St, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone Number: (509) 662-5021 Chelan N/A N/A

Overview of Chelan County, Washington

Chelan County is a county located in the state of Washington. As of 2000, the population is 66,616. The county seat is at Wenatchee. “Chelan” (pronounced ) derives from a Chelan Indian word meaning “deep water,” likely a reference to 55-mile-long Lake Chelan, the third deepest lake in the country, at 1,486 ft (453 m).

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,753 km² (2,994 mi²). 7,566 km² (2,921 mi²) of it is land and 187 km² (72 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.41% water.

Geographic features

  • Cascade Mountains
  • Chiwaukum Mountains
  • Columbia River
  • Stuart Range
  • The Enchantments

Major highways

  • S. Highway 2
  • S. Highway 97

Adjacent counties

  • Okanogan County, Washingtonnortheast
  • Douglas County, Washingtoneast
  • Kittitas County, Washingtonsouth
  • King County, Washingtonsouthwest
  • Snohomish County, Washingtonwest
  • Skagit County, Washingtonnorthwest

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 66,616 people, 25,021 households, and 17,364 families residing in the county. The population density is 9/km² (23/mi²). There are 30,407 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 83.63% White, 0.26% Black or African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 12.19% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 19.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 25,021 households out of which 34.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% are married couples living together, 8.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.00% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $37,316, and the median income for a family is $46,293. Males have a median income of $35,065 versus $25,838 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,273. 12.40% of the population and 8.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.00% of those under the age of 18 and 7.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Cashmere
  • Chelan
  • Entiat
  • Leavenworth
  • South Wenatchee
  • Stehekin
  • Sunnyslope
  • Wenatchee
  • West Wenatchee