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Whitman County, Washington


"Home of Washington State University" and
"The Heart of the Palouse"

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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.

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Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Pullman is approximately 25,070 (1998), 29799 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,546 (1990), 11029 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pullman is 17.27 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pullman to Washington DC is 2189 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 281 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pullman is positioned 46.73 degrees north of the equator and 117.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pullman elevation is 2,346 feet above sea level.
Pullman per capita income is $ 9,375 .
Pullman median income is $ 36,515 .
Pullman average annual rainfall is 21.32 inches per year
Pullman average annual snowfall is 38.6 inches per year.


in the Southeast corner of Whitman County, seven miles from the border with Idaho. It is the county's largest city, at the intersections of State Routes 27 and U.S. Route 195, 80 miles south of Spokane, WA
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mainly rolling hills
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seasonal. Here is a weather page for the Pullman area, including other weather links.
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History & History Related Items

Originally known as Three Forks in 1877 because several creeks and the Palouse River joined together here. In 1881, three settlers, Daniel McKenzie, Bolin Farr and Orville Steward applied for a postal permit with the name, "Pullman." Some say it was chosen from George Pullman, who created the famous Pullman railroad cars. The Pullman area had artesian wells which brought many new people to the area. There was a push in 1890 by several businessmen to bring a university to Pullman. Through the state's land grant program for education, Washington State College opened in 1892 with only 21 students. Now there are over 17,000 students enrolled at the Pullman campus alone.
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A website about Pullman Pullman, Washington

The National Lentil Festival

See some Photo views of the city.
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Pullman City Government

City of Pullman, Washington
325 SE Paradise Street
P.O. Box 249
Pullman, WA
Phone: 509-334-4555
Fax: 509-334-2751

Pullman operates under a Mayor/ City Council form of government.

Pullman Chamber

Pullman Chamber of Commerce
415 N Grand AV, Suite A
Pullman, WA 99163-3133
Phone: 509-334-3565
Toll free - 1-800-ENJOY-IT
E-mail us:

Pullman Community Events

Pullman Community Calendar

Pullman Organizations

Pullman Chamber of Commerce
415 N Grand AV, Suite A
Pullman, WA 99163-3133
Phone: 509-334-3565
Toll free - 1-800-ENJOY-IT
E-mail us:

Pullman Libraries

Neill Public Library
210 N Grand Ave
Pullman, WA 99163-2608
Phone: 509-334-4555 f

Pullman Schools

Pullman School District
NW Larry St At NW Hall Dr.
Pullman, WA 99163
Phone: 509-332-3581

Royal Garrison School (private school in Pullman)


Washington State University
Information Technology Bldg
Pullman, WA 99164
Phone: 509-335-3564 Pullman


The population of Pullman was:
1990 - 23,478
1993 - 23,480
1996 - 24,650
1998 - 25,070

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