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Welcome to Walker ...

Although we found mention of Walker during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Walker was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Walker to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Walker, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Walker might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

We believe that Walker would be found within the (250) and (778)<2> area codes.

Communities near Walker ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Walker and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Baldy Hughes   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beaverley   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Buckhorn   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Cinema   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hixon   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Punchaw   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Walker.

Communities Also Named Walker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Walker - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (3), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Walker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Walker. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Walker:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walker ...

Looking for more information about Walker? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Walker? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Walker, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Walker.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Walker and then turned west". While Walker could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Walker as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Walker could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Walker. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4500, Longitude: -122.6667     [Map].

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