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Wenatchee is located at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers near the Eastern foothills
of the Cascade Mountain range in the U.S. State of Washington.
Wenatchee is the most populous city, and the county seat of Chelan County, Washington.
Wenatchee is located on the west coast of the Columbia River.
On the opposite shore rests the town of East Wenatchee(eastmont).
The Columbia River forms the boundary between Chelan and Douglas County.
Wenatchee is the principal city of the 'Wenatchee, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area',
which encompasses all of Chelan and Douglas counties.
However, the 'Wenatchee Area' generally refers to the land between Rocky Reach and
Rock Island Dam on both banks of the Columbia, which includes East Wenatchee,
Rock Island, and Malaga.
Wenatchee is known as the "Apple Capital of the World" for the valley's many orchards,
which produce apples enjoyed around the world.
The city was named for the nearby Wenatchi Indian tribe.
The name is a Salish word that means "river which comes [or whose source is] from canyons" or
"robe of the rainbow."
Awenatchela means "people at the source [of a river]."
The City of Wenatchee shares its name with the Wenatchee River, Lake Wenatchee and the
Wenatchee National Forest.
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