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Welcome to Clarkston ...

The city of Clarkston is located in Asotin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarkston has a population of 7,407 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Clarkston.

Clarkston is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Clarkston: (509)

The ZIP code for Clarkston: 99403<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarkston had an population of 7,407 people. This is an increase of 2.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarkston had a population of 7,229 people (or 33.43% of the total population of Asotin County). This makes Clarkston the county's most populous community.

The population of Clarkston represents 0.11% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,229 people, the population of Clarkston decreased 1.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,337 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clarkston.

Communities Also Named Clarkston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Clarkston - they are located in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Montana and Utah.

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

Communities near Clarkston ...

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

  • Lapwai [Nez Perce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapwai
    • Lapwai [Nez Perce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Clarkston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapwai have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapwai
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapwai<7>
  • Genesee [Latah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
    • Genesee [Latah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Clarkston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 976 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genesee<7>
  • Juliaetta [Latah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juliaetta
    • Juliaetta [Latah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Clarkston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 607 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juliaetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Juliaetta<7>
  • Colton [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colton
    • Colton [Whitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Clarkston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Culdesac [Nez Perce County]
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      • Culdesac [Nez Perce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Clarkston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culdesac have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culdesac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culdesac<7>
    • Uniontown [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
      • Uniontown [Whitman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Clarkston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<7>
    • Asotin [Asotin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asotin
      • Asotin [Asotin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Clarkston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asotin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asotin<7>
    • Silcott [Asotin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silcott
      • Silcott [Asotin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Clarkston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silcott have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silcott
    • North Lapwai [Nez Perce County]
    • Spalding [Nez Perce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spalding
      • Spalding [Nez Perce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Clarkston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spalding have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spalding
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spalding<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarkston. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clarkston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarkston ...

Looking for more information about Clarkston? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Clarkston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clarkston.

Adding Clarkston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clarkston was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Asotin County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Asotin County: www.co.asotin.wa.us/

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 Asotin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clarkston.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarkston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Clarkston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clarkston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Clarkston) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clarkston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClarkstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarkston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4163, Longitude: -117.0456    
<6>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.
<7>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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