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Welcome to Alpha ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alpha. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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


Alpha would have been located within present day Spokane County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alpha is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Alpha was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Alpha once stood is in the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Alpha ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Alpha: This one is located in Spokane County and the other is located in Lewis County.

Beyond Washington, there are 33 communities that are also named Alpha - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alpha ...

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

  • Spokane [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane
    • Spokane [Spokane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 219,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spokane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane
  • Spokane Valley [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane Valley
    • Spokane Valley [Spokane County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 99,703 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spokane Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane Valley
  • Coeur d'Alene [Kootenai County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeur d'Alene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coeur d'Alene
    • Coeur d'Alene [Kootenai County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 51,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coeur d'Alene
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coeur d'Alene
  • Post Falls [Kootenai County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Falls
    • Post Falls [Kootenai County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alpha
    • Estimated population for 2018: 34,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hayden [Kootenai County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
      • Hayden [Kootenai County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Alpha
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,166 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden
    • Airway Heights [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airway Heights
      • Airway Heights [Spokane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Alpha
      • Estimated population for 2018: 9,200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airway Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Airway Heights
    • Liberty Lake [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Lake
      • Liberty Lake [Spokane County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Alpha
      • Estimated population for 2015: 8,906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Lake
    • Rathdrum [Kootenai County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rathdrum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rathdrum
      • Rathdrum [Kootenai County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alpha
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rathdrum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rathdrum
    • Dalton Gardens [Kootenai County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalton Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton Gardens
      • Dalton Gardens [Kootenai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Alpha
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,403 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton Gardens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton Gardens
    • Millwood [Spokane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
      • Millwood [Spokane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Alpha
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,788 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millwood

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Washington

About Spokane County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alpha, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 Alpha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alpha) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6757, Longitude: -117.1677       In this case, the coordinates for Alpha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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