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Granite Falls, Washington
(Chelan County)

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Welcome to Granite Falls ...

The town of Granite Falls is located in Chelan County<1>.

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

Granite Falls is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Granite Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Granite Falls: This one is located in Chelan County and the other is located in Snohomish County.

Beyond Washington, there are 5 communities that are also named Granite Falls - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas, Minnesota and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Granite Falls ...

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

  • Chelan [Chelan County]
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    • Chelan [Chelan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,245 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelan<5>
  • Entiat [Chelan County]
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    • Entiat [Chelan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Granite Falls
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,197 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<5>
  • Pateros [Okanogan County]
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    • Pateros [Okanogan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Granite Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pateros
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pateros<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ardenvoir [Chelan County]
    • Beebe [Douglas County]
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      • Beebe [Douglas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Granite Falls
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    • Chelan Falls [Chelan County]
    • Orondo [Douglas County]
    • Methow [Okanogan County]
    • Okanogan City [Douglas County] - Historic
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      • Okanogan City [Douglas County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Granite Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okanogan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granite Falls ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granite Falls. 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 Chelan, 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 Granite Falls - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Granite Falls) 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 Granite Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Granite FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granite Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8901, Longitude: -120.2137       In this case, the coordinates for Granite Falls 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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