Welcome to the City of Cheney, Washington! We are a thriving community with a population of 11,440 and located just 17 miles southwest of Spokane. Our quality of life is unmatched because of a small town atmosphere and family-friendly environment.
Home of Eastern Washington University
Close to Spokane and an abundance of recreational opportunities
Excellent K-12 educational system, with four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school (visit Cheney School District)
Great place to raise a family!
NOTICE: While our online system for utility and court payments is still not available, we are able to accept credit card payments over the phone for no extra charge. For utility payments, please call 498-9209. For court payments, please call 498-9231. We apologize for any inconvenience.
(Updated March 15, 2016.)
Recreational Fire Restrictions in Effect
Effective Friday, July 29, outdoor recreational fires and open burning are ordered discontinued in the City of Cheney...
Drinking Water Quality 2015
What is in the water we drink? The City of Cheney delivers some of the purest water in the nation. Our drinking water supply comes from several wells which draw water from underground aquifers. A full report on our water system is available here...
2016 Irrigation Conservation Schedule
To maximize our potable water pumping and maintain safe reservoir levels, the Cheney Public Works Department is asking City residents and businesses to follow this schedule for outdoor watering, effective immediately...