About Cheney

Welcome to the City of Cheney, Washington. We are a thriving community with a population of 11,070 and located just 17 miles southwest of Spokane. Our quality of life is unmatched because of a small town atmosphere and family-friendly environment.

Learn more about the history of Cheney, From Pioneers to Present Day.

About the Community


  • Home of Eastern Washington University (visit EWU).
  • Close to Spokane and an abundance of recreational opportunities.
  • Excellent K-12 educational system, with 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. (Visit the Cheney School District website)
  • Great place to raise a family.