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Welcome to Hazard ...

Hazard is located in Spokane County<1>.

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

Hazard is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hazard is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Hazard: (509)

Communities Also Named Hazard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Hazard - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Hazard ...

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

  • Spokane (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane
    • Spokane lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hazard and is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 222,050 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spokane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane<5>
  • Spokane Valley (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane Valley
    • Spokane Valley lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Hazard and is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spokane Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane Valley<5>
  • Airway Heights (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airway Heights
    • Airway Heights lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Hazard and is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airway Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Airway Heights<5>
  • Deer Park (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
    • Deer Park lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Hazard and is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,449 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<5>
  • Millwood (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
    • Millwood lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Hazard and is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millwood
  • Springdale (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springdale
    • Springdale lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Hazard and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springdale<5>
  • Chattaroy (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Dartford (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dartford
    • Dartford lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Hazard and is located in Spokane County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dartford
  • Nine Mile Falls (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Tumtum (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
    • Tumtum lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Hazard and is located in Stevens County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumtum

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hazard ...

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

Adding Hazard to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hazard in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

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Mentions & References for Hazard

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

The official website for Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.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 Spokane, 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 Hazard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Hazard) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hazard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8777, Longitude: -117.5188       In this case, the coordinates for Hazard 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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