Located in Grant County, Washington, Moses Lake's population was placed at a little over 20,366 residents based on the recent census taken earlier this year. Situated on one of the state's largest natural fresh water lakes, and blessed with numerous parks and campgrounds, Moses Lake, Washington is an outdoor recreational oasis! Natural beauty abounds here in the Columbia Basin with over 120 miles of shoreline. Moses Lake offers residents and visitors 6,500 acres of placid serenity.
Offering a wide variety of lodging options to accommodate any budget, you and your family will enjoy a variety of local events, concerts and other activities. Located just south of town are the local sand dunes, which attract many tourists to this area. When combined with the town's namesake lake, one can quickly see why this area has a magnetic appeal. Residents and visitors alike appreciate the many attractions and recreational facilities available here. No doubt - Moses Lake is great place for you or your family.
Larson AFB, five miles from the city of Moses Lake, Washington, originally was named Moses Lake Army Air Base. It was activated on November 24, 1942 as a temporary World War II training center. Major Donald A. Larson, for whom the base was later renamed, was from Yakima, Washington.
The Secretary of Defense announced on November 19, 1965 that Larson was to be closed by June 1966. Larson Air Force Base, since renamed Grant County International Airport, is now a world-class heavy jet training and testing facility used by the Boeing Company, the U.S. Military and NASA. Columbia Pacific Aviation now handles charter passenger service to and from Moses Lake.
With 4,700 acres (19 km²) and a main runway 13,500 feet (4,100 m) long, it is one of the largest airports in the United States.
Moses Lake Public Schools
Moses Lake School District www.moseslakeschools.org
Moses Lake Christian School
Moses Lake Christian Academy www.mlca.us
Ephrata Christian School
New Life Christian School www.nlcs.us
Big Bend Community College www.bigbend.edu