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Welcome to Waneta ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Waneta, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

Time Zone: Waneta lies 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).

Note: If you travel east from Waneta (for example, toward Creston), you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Waneta: (250) and (778)<1>

Communities Also Named Waneta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Waneta - they are located in Iowa, Kentucky, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Waneta ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waneta.

  • Trail
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Rossland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Fruitvale
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Warfield
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warfield
  • Montrose
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
  • Northport
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Metaline Falls
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Metaline
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metaline
    • Metaline is located in Pend Oreille County (WA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 188 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Metaline <2>
  • Beaver Falls
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Falls
  • East Trail
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waneta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waneta.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waneta. See our Newspapers Page for Waneta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waneta ...

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

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

Adding Waneta to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Waneta was on a map titled Road Map for British Columbia (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Waneta.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waneta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.


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