Climate & Geography
Leavenworth is a semi-arid region, with and average annual rainfall of 9 inches. Ample sunshine is an attractive feature of the area, with most of the total rain/snowfall coming during a six month period from November through April. The mild winter and abundance of sunshine during the growing season (average of 140 frost-free days per year) provide excellent conditions for agricultural production. Regionally the #1 grower for organic pears and numerous orchards of pears, apples, peaches, apricots, cherries, plums and some grapes for local wineries.
The terrain within the city is flat, valley floor. Gentle slopes of 11-25 degrees and steep slopes of 25-45 degrees surround the city. The elevation of Leavenworth is 1,166 feet above sea level, while the nearby mountains rise between 5,000 and 8,000 feet.
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City of Leavenworth Government
Leavenworth has a Mayor/City Council form of government, City Administrator, City Clerk, Code Administrator, and Planning Department. The Planning Department administers city building codes, zoning ordinances, sign ordinances, and design review guidelines. The City provides water, sewer and garbage services to those residing in the City limits, those outside city limits can contact Waste management here http://www.wm.com/ for garbage service. The City of Leavenworth has a Comprehensive Growth Management Plan. The city of Leavenworth can be accessed from http://www.cityofleavenworth.com/
City Council Meetings
- 7:30 PM – 2nd Tuesday of each Month
- 7:30 PM – 4th Tuesday of each month
City Planning Commission Meetings
- 7:00 PM – 1st Wednesday of each month
|Leavenworth City Hall|
Physical address: 700 State Highway2, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Mailing address: PO Box 287, Leavenowrth, WA 98826
|(509) 548-5275||(509) 548-6429|
|Fire Department||(509) 548-7711|
|Chelan County Sheriff||(509) 667-6851|
|Municipal Court||(509) 548-5275|
|Public Library||(509) 548-7923|
|Parks Department||(509) 548-7418|
|US Forest Service||(509) 548-2550|
|Chelan PUD||(509) 548-7761|
|Port of Chelan County||(509) 663-5159|
|Cascade School District||(509) 548-5885|
Fire protection services for Leavenworth are provided under a contract with the Chelan County Fire Department No. 3. A new facility was built in 1999. Police protection is provided through a contract with the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office.
Leavenworth is located in Chelan County Washington: http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/
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