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Welcome to Clarkston ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Clarkston, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1925.

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

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 telephone 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 total 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 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
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapwai have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapwai
    • Lapwai is located in Nez Perce County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,152 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapwai <6>
  • Genesee
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
    • Genesee is located in Latah County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 976 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genesee <6>
  • Juliaetta
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Colton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Culdesac
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culdesac have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culdesac
    • Culdesac is located in Nez Perce County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culdesac <6>
  • Uniontown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Asotin
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Leon
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
    • Leon is located in Nez Perce County (ID)
  • Silcott
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silcott have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silcott
    • Silcott is located in Asotin County
  • Leon
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
    • Leon is located in Whitman 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 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.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Clarkston.

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>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>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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