RELOCATING

MOVING TO LEAVENWORTH WASHINGTON

If you’re thinking of moving to Leavenworth, we’re happy to provide this information to help convince you.

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.

Temperature & Precipitation

Min Temp Max Temp Avg. Total
Precipitation (in)
Avg. Total
Snow Fall (in)
Avg.
Snow Depth (in)
Jan 17.1 33.4 4.68 32.8 20
Feb 21.8 42.1 3.11 14.6 20
Mar 27.2 52.3 2.09 5.6 8
Apr 33.5 62.7 1.13 0.3 0
May 40.5 72.7 0.85 0 0
Jun 46.6 79.2 0.88 0 0
Jul 50.5 87.6 0.34 0 0
Aug 50 87.2 0.48 0 0
Sep 42.4 78.6 0.72 0 0
Oct 33.6 63.1 2.01 0.4 0
Nov 27.6 43.7 4.22 10.4 1
Dec 20 33.5 4.82 31.6 10
Avg. 34.2 61.3 25.32 95.5 5

Demographics

Population Data
2002 2,095
2003 2,120
2004 2,165
2005 2,180
2006 2,195
2010 1,965
2010 Median Household Income
Leavenworth $49,805
Washington State $56,548
Unemployment Rate 9.8%

Housing Statistics

2010 Median Home Value
Leavenworth $307,106
Washington State $287,200

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 https://www.wm.com/ for garbage service. The City of Leavenworth has a Comprehensive Growth Management Plan. The city of Leavenworth can be accessed from https://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

Government Offices

Phone Fax
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
District 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
Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority (509) 663-5159
Cascade School District (509) 548-5885

Fire

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: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/

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