Colton is a town in Whitman County, Washington, United States. The population was 418 at the 2010 census. Take a look below for 10 awesome and amazing facts about Colton, Washington, United States.
1. Colton was first settled in 1879 by J.A. Cole, and was founded in 1882 by J.B. Stanley.
2. Colton was incorporated in 1890 however it was not recorded until 1893.
3. Colton was a filming location for country artist Kenny Chesney in his 1995 hit song Me and You.
4. Colton is located at 46°34′N 117°8′W (46.5673, -117.1280).
5. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.
6. This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F.
7. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Colton has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.
8. As of the census of 2010, there were 418 people, 164 households, and 126 families living in the town. The population density was 708.5 inhabitants per square mile (273.6/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 283.1 per square mile (109.3/km2).
9. The racial makeup of the town was 95.5% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1% of the population.
10. There were 164 households, of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.2% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.91.