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City of Ephrata

US Census Information

Ephrata School District

Port of Ephrata

Bid Bend Community College

Columbia Basin Hospital

Grant County Economic Development Council

Grant County Tourism

Grant PUD

Grant County Washington

Location :

Ephrata is the County seat for Grant County Washington. Ephrata sits on the intersection of State Highways 28, 17 and 282: with easy access to Interstate 90. Map Link >>

Population:

Ephrata's population is estimated at 7,916.

Government:

The city was incorporated in 1909. We have a

Strong Mayor / Council form of government.
Class: 2 nd Class (code)
Fire Rating: 5 Area within the City: 10.09 sq. miles.

2013 Operating Budget: $12,000,000
Primary Source of Revenue: Utility Tax 39%,

Sales Tax 38%
City of Ephrata >>

Taxes:

Total gross rate within the city per $1000 valuation assessed at 13.88822.
Year payable: 2005
State Retail Sales Tax: 6.5%
Local Retail Sales Tax: 1.4%

Utilities:

Basic Water and Sewer: Residential water is billed at $34.20 per month.  Residential sewer is billed at $36.00 per month.

Garbage: $9.10 - $21.20 per month depending on size of garbage can.
City Water Source: 7
Wells, Capacity: 6,810 gallons/,minute
or 9.81 million gallons per day.
Peak Demand: 7.5 million gallons per day

Sewer Service: Reclaimed water facility with surface
to aquifer recharge.

Reclaimed Water Capacity: 1.1 million gallons per day Average Flow : 700,000 gallons per day.

Electricity:

Service by Grant County Public Utility District. Average Electric Rate: 3.409 / kwh Industrial 4.167 / kwh Residential 2.695/ kwh Commercial 2.324 / kwh Large Commercial
Grant County PUD >>

Health Care:

Columbia Basin Hospital:
29 Beds, Also 29 Bed Nursing Home
and 36 Bed Assisted Living.

1 Ambulance stationed in Ephrata with Advanced Life Support / Paramedic Level of Care

Columbia Basin Hospital >>




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