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Chewelah

Stevens County,

Washington

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"A Place For All Seasons"


The Washington state capital is Olympia.


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Zip Codes

99109

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Chewelah is approximately 2,430 (1999), 2607 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 902 (1990), 1150 (2010).

The amount of land area in Chewelah is 6.333 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chewelah to Washington DC is 2247 miles. The distance to the Washington state capital is 267 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chewelah is positioned 48.28 degrees north of the equator and 117.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Chewelah elevation is 1,671 feet above sea level.
Chewelah miscellany.

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Location

Chewelah location: about 45 miles north of Spokane and about 50 miles south of the Canadian border in eastern Washington on Highway 395. Other communities near Chewelah are Valley, Springdale, Loon Lake, Gifford, Colville, and Addy

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Geography

The geography for Chewelah is mostly good farm land. Generally, the terrain is mountainous benchland. The most common trees of the area are cedar, Larch (Tamarack), Fir and Pine.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Chewelah is seasonal. Here is a current weather page for Chewelah. Here is another weather page for the region.

Temperatures can range from below 0 in the winter to heat spells of around 100 degrees in the summer. But normal ranges are usually not that severe. There is usually a nice Indian Summer in late fall. In the winter there is a good amount of snow, but usually not more than 8-20 inches on the ground at one time. Summers bring hot weather, but cool nights.
Chewelah average annual rainfall is 20 inches per year
Chewelah average annual snowfall is 59-90 inches per year.
Chewelah average temperature is 45.6 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 32.4 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 58.8 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Chewelah history:

Chewelah began as one of the mining boom towns of the late 1800's. The Old Dominion Mine was opened nearby when gold was discovered. This brought many gold-seekers into the area to "strike it rich." In 1883, silver and lead strikes were found at Embry Camp, but these didn't last too long before they petered out. By 1910, there were almost 1,500 residents in Chewelah. Chewelah was unique compared to the other mining boom towns because its ore continued to be produced until the mid-1900's. The mines have since ceased to produce their ore, but Chewelah continues to survive with a nostalgic look at his boomtown history.
The founding of Chewelah: 1879
The incorporation date of Chewelah: 1903

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Attractions

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Information all about Chewelah Chamber of Commerce

49 Degrees North ski area is 10 miles east of Chewelah, Washington
49 Degrees North Ski and Snowboard Resort
3311 Flowery Trail Road
Post Office Box 166
Chewelah, WA 99109
Information (509) 935-6649
Snow Line (509) 880-9208
Fax (509) 935-4218
email: ski49n@ski49n.com

Chewelah Museum
PO Box 271
501 3rd Street East
Chewelah WA 99109
Phone: 509-935-6091

The Chewelah Mural
by artists Keith Powell and David Govedare depicting the area as it might have looked at the end of the ice age.

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