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Welcome to Hite ...

Hite is located in Spokane County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hite, 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.

Hite is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hite is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Hite lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Hite ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Hite - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hite ...

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

  • Spokane
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Cheney
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Airway Heights
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Medical Lake
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Davenport
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Reardan
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Lakeland Village
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland Village
    • Lakeland Village is located in Spokane County
  • Silver Lake
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
    • Silver Lake is located in Spokane County
  • Four Lakes
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Mondovi
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mondovi
    • Mondovi is located in Lincoln 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 Hite. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hite.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hite ...

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

Adding Hite to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hite.

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

The official website for Spokane County:

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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>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 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 Hite - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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