A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
American River, Washington
Welcome to American River ...
The location of American River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for American River: American Riv.
American River is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<3> 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 within the (509) area code.
Communities near American River ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near American River.
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.
Adding American River to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of American River in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for American River was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for American River on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022