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Cheney
Spokane County, Washington

ZipCodes
99004




Page Contents for Cheney, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
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.
Cheney average annual rainfall is 16.71 inches per year

Location

about 15 miles southwest of Spokane, Washington off Interstate 90.
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Climate


mild, with 4 seasons
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History & History Related Items

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.
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The incorporation of Cheney

1883


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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Cheney City Government

A website for Cheney


City Hall is located at:
609 2nd St.
Cheney, Wa. 99004
Phone: (509)235-7211

Cheney Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
201 1st St
Cheney, WA 99004-1503
Phone: 509-235-8480

Cheney Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
201 1st St
Cheney, WA 99004-1503
Phone: 509-235-8480

Cheney Libraries

Cheney branch of City / County system; Eastern Washington University J. F. Kennedy Library (1,000,000 + volumes)


Cheney Community Library
610 1st St
Cheney, WA 99004-1652
Phone: 509-235-7246

Cheney Schools

The Cheney School District website.


Cheney High School
460 N 6th St
Cheney, WA 99004-2219
Phone: 509-235-9510


Cheney Middle School
2716 N 6th St
Cheney, WA 99004-2181
Phone: 509-235-9526



HIGHER EDUCATION


Eastern Washington University
526 5th St
Cheney, WA 99004-1619
Phone: 509-359-6200

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