Odessa Wa is a vibrant community of 1,000 residents, is located within the geographically unique area known as the Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington. Visitors and residents enjoy a safe, warm, and friendly atmosphere in close proximity to outdoor recreational areas and reasonable traveling distance to urban amenities. This is a community where integrity, security and community are the rule, rather than the exception. A post office called Odessa has been in operation since 1898. The community was named after Odessa, in Ukraine. Odessa was officially incorporated on September 25, 1902.