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Welcome to Dalkena ...

Dalkena is located on the Pend Oreille River (northeast Washington State).

Dalkena is located in Pend Oreille County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Dalkena, 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.

Dalkena is 2,080 feet [634 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Dalkena is located in the (509) area code.

Communities near Dalkena ...

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

  • Newport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport is located in Pend Oreille County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,266 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport <3>
  • Priest River
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Cusick
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cusick
    • Cusick is located in Pend Oreille County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 224 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cusick <3>
  • Oldtown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oldtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldtown
    • Oldtown is located in Bonner County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldtown <3>
  • Usk
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Camden
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden is located in Pend Oreille County
  • Elk
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Grays Landing
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Landing
    • Grays Landing is located in Spokane County
  • Blanchard
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanchard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanchard
    • Blanchard is located in Bonner County (ID)
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanchard <3>
  • Ruby
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruby
    • Ruby is located in Pend Oreille 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 Dalkena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dalkena.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dalkena ...

Looking for more information about Dalkena? 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 Dalkena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dalkena.

Adding Dalkena to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dalkena 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 Dalkena was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Dalkena.

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

The official website for Pend Oreille County: www.co.pend-oreille.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 Pend Oreille, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dalkena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.









 

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