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Welcome to Grinnell ...

Grinnell is located in Whitman County<1>.

Grinnell is 2,530 feet [771 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Grinnell is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Grinnell lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Grinnell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Grinnell - they are located in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas.

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

Communities near Grinnell ...

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

  • Pullman [Whitman County]
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    • Pullman [Whitman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Grinnell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman<4>
  • Moscow [Latah County]
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    • Moscow [Latah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Grinnell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<4>
  • Colfax [Whitman County]
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    • Colfax [Whitman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Grinnell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,787 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<4>
  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Grinnell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Potlatch [Latah County]
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      • Potlatch [Latah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Grinnell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potlatch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potlatch<4>
    • Tekoa [Whitman County]
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      • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Grinnell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<4>
    • Garfield [Whitman County]
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      • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Grinnell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<4>
    • Albion [Whitman County]
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      • Albion [Whitman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Grinnell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<4>
    • Oakesdale [Whitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakesdale
      • Oakesdale [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Grinnell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
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    • Onaway [Latah County]
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      • Onaway [Latah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Grinnell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onaway have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onaway

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grinnell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Whitman County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

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 Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grinnell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grinnell) 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 Grinnell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrinnellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grinnell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9651, Longitude: -117.0738    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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