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Kettle Falls, Washington

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Welcome to Kettle Falls ...

The city of Kettle Falls is located on Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake (central Washington state).

Kettle Falls is located in Stevens County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kettle Falls has a population of 1,632 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kettle Falls.

The community of Kettle Falls is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Kettle Falls: (509)

The ZIP code for Kettle Falls: 99141<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kettle Falls had an population of 1,632 people. This is an increase of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kettle Falls had a population of 1,595 people. This makes Kettle Falls the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kettle Falls represents 0.02% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,595 people, the population of Kettle Falls increased 4.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,527 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kettle Falls.

Communities Also Named Kettle Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kettle Falls - it's located in Minnesota.

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

Communities near Kettle Falls ...

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

  • Colville [Stevens County]
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    • Colville [Stevens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Kettle Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,828 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colville<6>
  • Evans [Stevens County]
  • Pinkney City [Stevens County]
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    • Pinkney City [Stevens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Kettle Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinkney City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinkney City
  • Barstow [Ferry County]
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    • Barstow [Ferry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Kettle Falls
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rice [Stevens County]
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      • Rice [Stevens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Kettle Falls
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice
    • Daisy [Stevens County]
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      • Daisy [Stevens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Kettle Falls
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    • Marble [Stevens County]
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      • Marble [Stevens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Kettle Falls
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    • Addy [Stevens County]
    • Orient [Ferry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orient
      • Orient [Ferry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Kettle Falls
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient
    • Gifford [Stevens 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 Kettle Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kettle Falls.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kettle Falls. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kettle Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kettle Falls ...

Looking for more information about Kettle 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kettle Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kettle Falls.

Adding Kettle Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kettle Falls 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 Kettle Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kettle Falls on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Stevens County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stevens County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kettle Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kettle Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kettle Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kettle Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kettle Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kettle Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kettle FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kettle Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6065, Longitude: -118.0577    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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