Known as the Desert Oasis, Moses Lake and the surrounding area of Grant County Public Hospital District No. 1 are located in the heart of the Columbia Basin in Central Washington. The current primary service area for Samaritan has a population of 77,026.
Though the climate is arid, water recreation is one of the main attractions. Yes, there is a lake in Moses Lake—one of the largest freshwater lakes in Washington. Fishing, waterskiing, canoeing and kayaking are some of the activities available within the city limits. Moses Lake also has a large community aquatic center. Other recreational activities in the area include biking, ice-skating, hunting and snow skiing.
A moderate four-season climate, average minimum December temperatures of 23 degrees, average summer maximum or 87 degrees and 300 plus days of sunshine, make for comfortable living.
One of the areas with the fastest growing population in Washington, Moses Lake and the surrounding area, including the city of Warden, offers a variety of affordable housing from new suburban-style developments to family farms.