Kennewick is a city located in Benton County in south east Washington State. It's one of three cities collectively referred to as the Tri-Cities, Washington. Kennewick is located along the southwest bank of the Columbia River, opposite Pasco, Washington, and just south of the confluence of the Columbia and Yakima rivers. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 54,693.
Kennewick Man is the name for the remains of a prehistoric man found on a bank of the Columbia River near Kennewick.
Web Sites and Links
City of KennewickInformation on the City's government, history and community services.
East Benton County Historical SocietyDesigned by a local architect to showcase historic artifacts. Offers membership information, research library, Native American artifacts, and area history.
Eye on KennewickKennewick City Counsel Member's home page.
Kennewick Irrigation DistrictDelivers irrigation water and promotes related water activities, as authorized by Washington State statutes and Federal laws.