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The population of Cheney is approximately 10590 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,733 (1990), 3902 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cheney is 6.74 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cheney to Washington DC is 2224 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 262 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cheney is positioned 47.49 degrees north of the equator and 117.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Cheney elevation is 2,373 feet above sea level.

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Cheney location: about 15 miles southwest of Spokane, Washington off Interstate 90.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Cheney is mild, with 4 seasons
Cheney average annual rainfall is 16.71 inches per year
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Cheney history:

Cheney was named for the chairman of the Northern Pacific Railroad, Benjamin P. Cheney. Mr. Cheney was the benefactor of a $10,000 grant to begin the Cheney Academy in 1881. This school is now known as Eastern Washington University.
The incorporation date of Cheney: 1883

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Cheney attractions:

Turnbull Wildlife Refuge (5 miles from Cheney)
Among Cheney's attractions are: 7 city parks, 18 tennis courts, a city swimming pool, a trap range, 3 major baseball diamonds, 7 softball and 5 soccer fields, 2 college theatres, 1 art gallery, and 1 museum in Cheney. An agreement with Eastern Washington University allows for joint use and maintenance of city, school district & university facilities.
Cheney is located in one of the highest elevations in the state.

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