Ellensburg Travel Guide

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Ellensburg Overview

With a population of roughly 18,250 (2011), Ellensburg was incorporated in 1883 and is located in Kittitas County. The city is home to Central Washington University's main campus, which has additional satellite facilities elsewhere throughout Washington.

Ellensburg hosts the Kittitas County Farmer's Market in the downtown area ever Saturday from May through October, the annual Winterhop Brewfest in January, the Jazz In the Valley music festival the last weekend in July, and is also a stop on the PRCA professional rodeo circuit held every Labor Day.

Ellensburg also serves as the central point for outdoor activities around central Washington, namely hiking and camping.