Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington


Ellensburg was officially incorporated on November 26, 1883.

Ellensburg is a city in Kittitas County, Washington, United States. The population was 15,414 at the 2000 census. Ellensburg is located just east of the Cascade Range on I-90. Ellensburg is the home of Central Washington University (CWU). The surrounding Kittitas Valley is internationally known for the timothy hay that it produces. There are several local hay brokering and processing operations that ship to Pacific Rim countries. The old part of the town is fairly historic, with old brick buildings from the late 19th century.

 4TH of July Fire, 1889
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Submitted by Cyrus Dodd

I believe it was taken a few days after the Great 4th of July fire in 1889 Ellensburg...This should be Main Street looking North.

Ellensburg, Washington Skyline, January 1900
Contributed by Jim Foster

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