If there was not a name available, we named the census tract by the largest street intersection in the census tract (e.g., Worcester, MA (Lincoln St/Plantation St) Zip codes were developed by the Postal Service for the purpose of delivering mail, but were never intended to define coherent neighborhoods.
In addition, Zip Codes can have as many as 10 distinctly different census tracts contained within them.
Since census tracts are subdivisions of a county, we did a spatial overlay of the census tracts onto city and town boundaries using a geographic information system to properly assign each census tract to its appropriate city or town.
Then we named each census tract to the local colloquially recognized neighborhood name for that spot (e.g., Boston, MA (Dorchester).
To: Snohomish County Public Utility Commissioners Kathleen Vaughn, Toni Olson and David Aldrich Help send a clear message to Washington State officials: Save the Skykomish River!
Despite widespread opposition, a Washington State power company Sno PUD has proposed building a new dam and power plant on the protected Skykomish River.
DISCRIMINATION Federal, state and/or local law prohibits discrimination in housing based on sex, race, creed, color, marital status, national origin, handicap, family status, military status or sexual orientation.
S Forest Service for its Outstanding Remarkable Values, which would be destroyed by this project.
In 2014, the Office of Financial Management estimated the population at 33,070.
Located at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers near the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range, Wenatchee lies on the western side of the Columbia River, across from the city of East Wenatchee.
The city of Wenatchee shares its name with the Wenatchee River, Lake Wenatchee and the Wenatchee National Forest.
Wenatchee is known as the "Apple Capital of the World" due to the valley's many orchards.