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Welcome to Deer Park ...

The city of Deer Park is located in Spokane County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Deer Park, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Deer Park has a population of 4,361 people<2> (see below for details).

Deer Park is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Deer Park is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Deer Park: (509)

The ZIP code for Deer Park: 99026<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Deer Park had an population of 4,361 people. This is an increase of 19.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Deer Park had a population of 3,652 people. This makes Deer Park the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Deer Park represents 0.05% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,652 people, the population of Deer Park increased 21.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,017 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Deer Park.

Communities Also Named Deer Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 31 communities that are also named Deer Park - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (6), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Deer Park ...

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

  • Spokane
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Springdale
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Clavton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Clayton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Grays Landing
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Landing
    • Grays Landing is located in Spokane County
  • Chattaroy
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Colbert
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Elk
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Loon Lake
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Tumtum
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
    • Tumtum is located in Stevens 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 Deer Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Deer Park.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Deer Park. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Deer Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deer Park ...

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

Adding Deer Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Deer Park 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 Deer Park was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Deer Park on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Deer Park.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, 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 Deer Park.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Deer Park - 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 Deer Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Deer Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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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