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Welcome to American River ...

American River is located in Yakima County.

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

A typical abbreviation for American River: American Riv.

American River is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of American River is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

American River is located in the (509) area code.

Communities near American River ...

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

  • Cle Elum [Kittitas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cle Elum
    • Cle Elum [Kittitas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of American River
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cle Elum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cle Elum
  • Roslyn [Kittitas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roslyn
    • Roslyn [Kittitas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of American River
    • Estimated population for 2018: 959 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roslyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roslyn
  • South Cle Elum [Kittitas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Cle Elum
    • South Cle Elum [Kittitas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of American River
    • Estimated population for 2018: 563 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Cle Elum
  • Crystal Mountain [Pierce County]
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    • Pine Glen [Kittitas County]
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      • Pine Glen [Kittitas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of American River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Glen
    • Cabin Creek [Kittitas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabin Creek
      • Cabin Creek [Kittitas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of American River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cabin Creek
    • Easton [Kittitas County]
    • Ronald [Kittitas County]
    • Lester [King County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [King County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the northwest of American River
    • Thorp [Kittitas County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for American River ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Yakima County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yakima County: www.pan.co.yakima.wa.us/

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 American River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- American River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in American River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9759, Longitude: -121.1618       In this case, the coordinates for American River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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