Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Omak.
Popular neighborhoods in Omak include: Downtown Omak.
Suburbs of Omak: Disautel.
Omak is also known as: Okanogan County / Omak city.
Their current mayor is Mayor Cindy Gagne.
Zip codes in the city: 98841.
Okanogan County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.
Funeral Homes near Omak
Facts about the city
- Some of the notable people born here have been: Don McCormack (baseball player).
Omak (/ɵmæk/ o-MAK) is a city located in the foothills of the Okanogan Highlands in north-central Washington, United States. With an estimated 4,848 residents as of 2014, distributed over a land area of 3.43 square miles (8.9 km2), Omak is the largest municipality of Okanogan County and the largest municipality in Central Washington north of Wenatchee. The Greater Omak Area of around 8,229 inhabitants as of the 2010 census is the largest urban cluster in the Okanogan Country region, encompassing most of its twin city of Okanogan. The population has increased significantly since the 1910 census, reporting 520 residents just prior to incorporation in 1911.The land that is now Omak had been inhabited by various Native American tribes before the arrival of non-indigenous settlers in the early 19th century. The city began to develop after the completion of the Okanogan Irrigation Project affecting the Grand Coulee Dam and other nearby electric facilities. The housing and municipal infrastructure, along with regional infrastructure connecting the new town to other municipalities, were built simultaneously in 1908 supported by the local agricultural industry. The name Omak comes from the Okanagan placename [umák], or the Salishan term Omache—which is said to mean "good medicine" or "plenty", referring to its favorable climate, with an annual high of around 88 °F (31 °C). Omak acts as the gateway to the Okanogan National Forest and consists of a central business district and residential neighborhoods.Omak is a code city governed by a seven-member council and the state's 4th district. Omak's economy is dominated by the primary industries of agriculture and forestry, although economic diversification has occurred with sawmills and recreational tourism. Nearby recreational destinations include walking trails, state parks and national forests, such as Conconully State Park, Bridgeport State Park and Osoyoos Lake State Park. The city is home to a weekly newspaper, the Omak–Okanogan County Chronicle, and a Wenatchee Valley College campus. Standards for education in Omak are higher than the state's average, though drugs and alcohol remains a problem among students. The prominent U.S. Route 97 intersects in town, while Washington State Route 155, as well as Washington State Route 215, connects the city to Okanogan and Nespelem, respectively. By road, Omak is located approximately 235 miles (378 km) from Seattle, Washington, 140 miles (230 km) from Spokane, Washington and 125 miles (201 km) from Kelowna, British Columbia.
It was disclosed by The Chronicle on October 5th, 2018 that Robert Leland Brooks perished in Omak, Washington. Brooks was 89 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Leland's life.
It was reported on June 27th, 2018 that Don Bleakney passed away in Omak, Washington. Bleakney was 89 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Don's life.
It was revealed on June 20th, 2018 that Margie Mildred Degerman (Gatner) died in Omak, Washington. Ms. Degerman was 93 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Margie Mildred's life.
It was noted on June 20th, 2018 that Ronald Joseph Kincald died in Omak, Washington. Kincald was 77 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ronald Joseph's life.
It was revealed on June 13th, 2018 that Daniel Don Kelley perished in Omak, Washington. Kelley was 84 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Daniel Don's life.
It was reported on June 13th, 2018 that Darlene Joyce Smith (Laughery) passed on in Hillsboro, Oregon. Ms. Smith was 79 years old and was born in Omak, WA. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Darlene Joyce's life.
It was reported on June 6th, 2018 that Loretta Maureen Waksh (Sloan) died in Omak, Washington. Ms. Waksh was 84 years old and was born in Vivian, SD. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Loretta Maureen's life.
It was noted on June 6th, 2018 that Philip Vincent "Vince" Walsh passed away in Omak, Washington. Walsh was 84 years old and was born in Armour, SD. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Philip Vincent "Vince"'s life.
It was disclosed on May 30th, 2018 that Janyth R Arvidson died in Omak, Washington. Arvidson was 72 years old and was born in Glendive, MT. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Janyth R's life.
It was noted on May 9th, 2018 that Doroth Pauline Davis (Gerken) perished in Omak, Washington. Ms. Davis was 87 years old and was born in Well Fleet, NE. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Doroth Pauline's life.
The population was 4,721 at the 2000 United States Census census.
The town of Omak was platted in 1907, and officially incorporated on February 11, 1911. Shortly after being formed, the city of Omak waged a battle trying to get the county seat to be located there, but it lost to the nearby community of Okanogan. Omak is the largest city in Okanogan County, Washington County, Washington, United States. Since 1933, the Omak Stampede has hosted the World Famous Omak Stampede, with the Suicide Race added in 1935. .
The official website for the city of Omak is http://www.omakcity.com.
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