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(Whitman County)

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Welcome to Alpowa ...

Alpowa is located in Whitman County.

The location of Alpowa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alpowa is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alpowa is located in the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Alpowa ...

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

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

Communities near Alpowa ...

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

  • Lewiston [Nez Perce County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
    • Lewiston [Nez Perce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Alpowa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 32,817 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston
  • Clarkston [Asotin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkston
    • Clarkston [Asotin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Alpowa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,407 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkston
  • Pomeroy [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomeroy
    • Pomeroy [Garfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Alpowa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,410 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomeroy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy
  • Asotin [Asotin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asotin
    • Asotin [Asotin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Alpowa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,294 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asotin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lapwai [Nez Perce County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapwai have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapwai
      • Lapwai [Nez Perce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Alpowa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,132 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapwai
    • Genesee [Latah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
      • Genesee [Latah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Alpowa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 971 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genesee
    • Colton [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colton
      • Colton [Whitman County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Alpowa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton
    • Uniontown [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
      • Uniontown [Whitman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Alpowa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown
    • Clarkston Heights-Vineland [Asotin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkston Heights-Vineland
      • Clarkston Heights-Vineland [Asotin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Alpowa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkston Heights-Vineland
    • West Clarkston-Highland [Asotin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Clarkston-Highland
      • West Clarkston-Highland [Asotin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Alpowa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Clarkston-Highland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpowa ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alpowa. 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>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpowa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Alpowa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpowa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4193, Longitude: -117.1966       In this case, the coordinates for Alpowa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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