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Curlew, Washington

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Welcome to Curlew ...

Curlew is located in Ferry County<1>.

The pronunciation of Curlew: KER-loo<2>

Curlew is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Curlew lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Curlew: 99118<4>

Communities Also Named Curlew ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Curlew - they are located in California, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, North Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Curlew ...

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

  • Grand Forks
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    • Grand Forks lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Curlew
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Forks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Forks<7>
  • Republic [Ferry County]
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    • Republic [Ferry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Curlew
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Republic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Republic<7>
  • Greenwood
  • Midway
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    • Malo [Ferry County]
    • Danville [Ferry County]
    • Boundary Falls
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      • Boundary Falls lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Curlew
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    • Anaconda
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      • Anaconda lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Curlew
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaconda
    • Bodie [Okanogan County] - Historic
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      • Bodie [Okanogan County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Curlew
    • Phoenix - Historic
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      • Phoenix was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Curlew
      • Former name for Phoenix:
      • Greenwood Camp

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Curlew ...

Looking for more information about Curlew? 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 Curlew, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Curlew.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Ferry County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Ferry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Curlew. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Curlew - 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 community (such as Curlew). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Curlew 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' (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- Curlew) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Curlew. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CurlewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Curlew. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8854, Longitude: -118.6001    
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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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