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Welcome to Douglas ...

Douglas is located in Douglas County<1>.

The location of Douglas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Douglas is 2,370 feet [722 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Douglas is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Douglas: (509)

Communities Also Named Douglas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Douglas - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Douglas ...

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

  • Wenatchee [Chelan County]
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    • Wenatchee [Chelan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wenatchee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wenatchee<5>
  • East Wenatchee [Douglas County]
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    • East Wenatchee [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,012 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Wenatchee<5>
  • Chelan [Chelan County]
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    • Chelan [Chelan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelan<5>
  • Rock Island [Douglas County]
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    • Rock Island [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Douglas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,310 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Island<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Entiat [Chelan County]
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      • Entiat [Chelan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Douglas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Entiat<5>
    • Waterville [Douglas County]
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      • Waterville [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Douglas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<5>
    • Orondo [Douglas County]
    • Withrow [Douglas County]
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      • Withrow [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Douglas
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    • Chelan Falls [Chelan County]
    • Beebe [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
      • Beebe [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Douglas
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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 Douglas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Douglas.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Douglas ...

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

Adding Douglas to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Douglas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Douglas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Douglas on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.douglascountywa.net/

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 Douglas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Douglas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Douglas) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Douglas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6212, Longitude: -120.0048       In this case, the coordinates for Douglas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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