Community Information Grand Coulee

The City of Grand Coulee is located in North Central Washington and part of Grant County; the city has a total area of 1.36 miles and was incorporated on November 6, 1935. Grand Coulee is home to the Grand Coulee Dam, the largest hydro-power generating facility in the United States, which also provides water for the Columbia Basin Project. With Lake Roosevelt on its eastern border and Banks Lake to the west, outdoor recreation is a large part of the community. Boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, and other activities are enjoyed throughout the year.


City of Grand Coulee
PO Box 180
Grand Coulee, WA 99133

City Council Members

Mayor Paul Townsend
Anita Eylar
Thomas Poplawski
Gary Carriere
Mike Horne
Alan Cain

Community Information & Web Links

City Levy Rate 11.72277711710 per $1,000 of assessed value
City of Grand Coulee Council Meetings 3rd Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.
Port of Grand Coulee Commission Meetings Last Thursday, 4:00 p.m.

Highway Infrastructure

  • Interstate 90 is 77 miles south
  • State Road 155 goes directly through the area
  • State Highway 2 is 19 miles east
  • State Road 174 connects to State Highway 2

Railway Infrastructure

  • Burlington Northern Railroad mainline is 25 miles from the area

Public Transportation Network

  • Greyhound stops in Moses Lake 71 miles south
  • Amtrak stops in Ephrata 55 miles south of Electric City

Airport Infrastructure:

  • Local airport: Grand Coulee Dam Area Airport

Waterway Infrastructure

  • Pasco, WA Container Barge Terminal: 143 Miles south
  • Water Type: Columbia River
  • Channel Depth: 15'
  • Turning Basin: 225'
  • Barging Facilities: Yes
  • General Cargo Facilities: Yes
  • Containerized Facilities: Yes
  • Storage Facilities: Yes
  • Highways Serving Port: State Highway 395
  • Railways Serving Port: Burlington Northern Santa Fa Main Line

Metro Area Distances