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Welcome to Almota ...

Almota is located in Whitman County<1>.

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

Almota is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Almota: (509)

Adding Almota 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.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Almota elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Almota ...

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

  • Pullman [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
    • Pullman [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Almota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman<5>
  • Colfax [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colfax
    • Colfax [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Almota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,872 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<5>
  • Pomeroy [Garfield County]
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    • Pomeroy [Garfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Almota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomeroy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy<5>
  • Albion [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
    • Albion [Whitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Almota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 604 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colton [Whitman County]
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      • Colton [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Almota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 458 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton<5>
    • Endicott [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Endicott
      • Endicott [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Almota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 305 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Endicott<5>
    • Gould City [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gould City
      • Gould City [Garfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Almota
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gould City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gould City
    • Chambers [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambers
      • Chambers [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Almota
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambers
    • Staley [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staley
      • Staley [Whitman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Almota
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staley
    • Pataha [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pataha
      • Pataha [Garfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Almota
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pataha

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almota ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Whitman County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Almota - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Almota) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almota. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7029, Longitude: -117.4694       In this case, the coordinates for Almota have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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