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Chelan County was created out of Okanogan and Kittitas Counties on March 13, 1899
The county seat is at Wenatchee, which is also the county's largest city.
"Chelan" derives from a Chelan Indian word meaning "deep water"

Cities, Towns and CDP's
* Wenatchee * Chelan * Sunnyslope * Cashmere * Leavenworth * South Wenatchee
* Manson * Entiat * Chelan Falls

Other Communities
* Appleyard * Ardenvoir * Chiwaukum * Chumstick * Dryden * Grant Road Addition
* Holden Village * Kenroy * Lakeside * Lucerne * Malaga * Merritt
* Mission Square * Monitor * Pearcot * Peshastin * Plain * Stehekin
* Telma * Wenatchee Heights * Winton

Ghost Town
* Blewett

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June 2015

Obituaries added: John Thomas
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