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10 Fun And Amazing Facts About Uniontown, Washington, United States

Uniontown is a town in Whitman County, Washington, United States. Take a look below for 10 fun and amazing facts about Uniontown, Washington, United States.

1. The population was 294 at the 2010 census.

2. Uniontown was first settled in 1878 by Thomas Montgomery.

3. Uniontown was incorporated in 1890.

4. Uniontown is located at 46°32′21″N 117°5′7″W (46.539098, -117.085331).

5. The elevation is 2582 feet (787 m) above sea level.

6. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.41 km2), all of it land.

7. This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Uniontown has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.

8. Uniontown maintains a Part-Time Chief of Police position to provide law enforcement services. When the Chief is off duty or otherwise not available, Whitman County Sheriff’s Office handles calls for service and law enforcement in the town.

9. The current Chief is also a full-time police officer in nearby Pullman, WA. In the last decade the former chiefs/officers have all been Moscow Police Department officers looking for additional part-time work with the exception of one officer in 2008–2010, thus bringing experienced officers to the town.

10. The median age in the town was 44.6 years. 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

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