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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Coulee City, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Coulee City and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Coulee City:
    • 47.612385, -119.290235
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Coulee City
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Coulee City ...

We have found one communities that share the name Coulee City.

There is one other community in Washington which is also named Coulee City.

Beyond Washington.

  • Communities Located In Washington ...
    • Douglas County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Coulee City [Douglas County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coulee City ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Bacon [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacon
    • Bacon [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Coulee City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bacon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacon
  • Dry Falls Junction [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Falls Junction
    • Dry Falls Junction [Douglas County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Coulee City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Falls Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Falls Junction
  • Fordair [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordair
    • Fordair [Grant County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Coulee City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordair have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordair
  • Hartline [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartline
    • Hartline [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Coulee City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartline
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartline<4>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Lakeview [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Coulee City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Lakeview Park [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Park
      • Lakeview Park [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Coulee City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Park
    • Marlin [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlin
      • Marlin [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Coulee City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlin
    • Mold [Douglas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mold
      • Mold [Douglas County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Coulee City
    • Soap Lake [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soap Lake
      • Soap Lake [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Coulee City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soap Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soap Lake<4>

How Far From Coulee City to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Coulee City to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Coulee City and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Ephrata, which is the Seat of Grant County and lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Coulee City to Ephrata, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 173 miles [278.4 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,178 miles [3,505.2 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 85 days and walking would take 124 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,723 miles [10,819.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,488 miles [12,050.8 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,581 miles [8,981.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Grant County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grant County: www.co.grant.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Coulee City could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Coulee City) 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 Coulee City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coulee CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coulee City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6124, Longitude: -119.2902    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Coulee City to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 338.366 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 339.523 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 325.771 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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