To the north is Ash, to the east is Le Grow, to the south is Attalia, and to the west is Burbank and Pasco. The community sits sandwiched between the Snake River and Columbia River, though it has no riverfront property. It borders the McNary Wildlife Refuge and Burbank Slough.
The latitude 46.193 and longitude -118.927. The elevation of Humorist is 531 feet.