is located in Kittitas County in Washington. The median income is
$27,474 and the median home value is $199,300. The population is 80%
White, 2% Black, 4% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 6%
identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 8% of
residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. For more on schools, real
estate, business, and health care in Ellensburg, see each of the tabs to the left. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Ellensburg has a Walk Score of 42.
Ellensburg ranked top 23 in weekend getaway vacations on the west coast!
Boasting plenty of sunshine and magnificent mountain vistas,
Ellensburg is less than two hours away from the hustle and bustle of
Seattle, but will have you feeling as if you are worlds away. Brimming
with lovely places to stay, a plethora of restaurants and cafes, and an
array of fun outdoor activities to enjoy, Ellensburg will not
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$99 Road Trip: To Ellensburg and Cle Elum for History and a Good Steak
Take a drive to a college town and ranch country beyond the Cascades.
This small town nestled in the center of Kittitas County is home to the Rodeo, Central Washington University and the Kittitas County Fair. That's not all though! There's something for everyone to do, including hiking trails, barn quilt tours, or being involved in our many local community service projects.
Ellensburg, WA 03/29/2016 -- The Telly Awards has named MyEllensburg.com as a Silver award winner in the 37th
Annual Telly Awards for the site's video titled Online Video Commercial Bike Shop and a Bronze winner for the video titled Online Video The Roost. With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.
Enjoy some of these fun leap year facts... *A leap year consists of 366 days, as opposed to a common year, which has 365 days. *People born on Feb. 29th are called "leaplings" or "leapers". *Astrologers believe people born on February 29 have unusual talents, such as the ability to burp the alphabet or paint like Picasso.
Did you know that the Pineapple is the universal symbol of Hospitality? The origin is said to date back to times before colonization. Imperial travelers visited remote islands where pineapples were grown and noticed that the natives that hung fruit at their entrances were welcoming to strangers. This idea began to catch on in Europe from these travelers and eventually developed into a gentry symbol of hospitality.
Did you know that you can submit events to be included on the calendar for MyEllensburg.com? With over 200,000 pageviews in 2015, this is something you won't want to miss out on, and the best part is it's FREE!
The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Ellensburg as a Bicycle Friendly Community. Ellensburg received a Silver Level award, joining only 73 others that have been so recognized across the country.
April 15th, 2015 -- CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO FROM EVENING MAGAZINE:
The weather is great it's a perfect day for a scoop of ice cream!
KITTITAS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND CLEARWATER STUDIOS
SELECTED WINNERS IN THE 35th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS
Ellensburg, WA - April 7, 2014 - The 35th Annual Telly Awards has named the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and Clearwater Studios as Bronze Award winners for the Ellensburg Branding Video in the Travel/Tourism category. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.
TV Telly Award
April 7th, 2014
The Ellensburg Branding Video is a three-minute tourism piece highlighting the branding statement created by the recent work of Arnett Muldrow.
Ellensburg and Kittitas County collected more awards for tourism promotion than any other community at the annual Washington Festivals and Events Association (WFEA) Convention & Expo, held March 16-18, 2014 in Olympia, WA.