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Welcome to Onaway ...

The city of Onaway is located in Latah County<1>.

The location of Onaway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Onaway: ON-uh-way<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Onaway has a population of 195 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Onaway.

Onaway is 2,620 feet [799 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Onaway is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Onaway lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Onaway is located in the (208) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Onaway had an population of 195 people. This is an increase of 4.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Onaway had a population of 187 people. This makes Onaway the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Onaway represents 0.01% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 187 people, the population of Onaway decreased 18.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 230 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Onaway.

Communities Also Named Onaway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Onaway - it's located in Michigan.

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

Communities near Onaway ...

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

  • Pullman [Whitman County]
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    • Pullman [Whitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Onaway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman<7>
  • Moscow [Latah County]
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    • Moscow [Latah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Onaway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<7>
  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Onaway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<7>
  • Troy [Latah County]
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    • Troy [Latah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Onaway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garfield [Whitman County]
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      • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Onaway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<7>
    • Albion [Whitman County]
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      • Albion [Whitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Onaway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<7>
    • Deary [Latah County]
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      • Deary [Latah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Onaway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deary<7>
    • Farmington [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Onaway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<7>
    • Tensed [Benewah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tensed
      • Tensed [Benewah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Onaway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensed have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tensed
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tensed<7>
    • Cora [Latah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cora
      • Cora [Latah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Onaway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cora

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 Onaway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Onaway.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Onaway. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Onaway.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onaway ...

Looking for more information about Onaway? 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 Onaway, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Onaway.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Latah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Latah County: www.latah.id.us/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Latah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Onaway. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Onaway.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Onaway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Onaway) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Onaway. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OnawayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onaway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9282, Longitude: -116.8894       In this case, the coordinates for Onaway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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