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Welcome to Viola ...

Viola is located in Latah County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Viola: VI-oh-luh<3>

Viola is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Viola is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Viola is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Viola: 83872<5>

Communities Also Named Viola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Viola - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Viola ...

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

  • Pullman [Whitman County]
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    • Pullman [Whitman County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Viola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,336 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman<7>
  • Moscow [Latah County]
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    • Moscow [Latah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Viola
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<7>
  • Colfax [Whitman County]
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    • Colfax [Whitman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Viola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,787 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<7>
  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Viola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Troy [Latah County]
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      • Troy [Latah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Viola
      • 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>
    • Potlatch [Latah County]
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      • Potlatch [Latah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Viola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potlatch<7>
    • Garfield [Whitman County]
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      • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Viola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<7>
    • Albion [Whitman County]
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      • Albion [Whitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Viola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<7>
    • Colton [Whitman County]
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      • Colton [Whitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Viola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton<7>
    • Onaway [Latah County]
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      • Onaway [Latah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Viola
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onaway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Viola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Viola.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Viola. 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 Viola.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Viola ...

Looking for more information about Viola? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Viola, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Viola.

Adding Viola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Viola in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Viola was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Viola on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Idaho (1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Viola on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Viola. 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 Viola. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Viola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Viola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Viola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Viola) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Viola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ViolaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8385, Longitude: -117.0246       In this case, the coordinates for Viola 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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