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Welcome to Long Lake ...

Long Lake is located on the Spokane River (eastern Washington state).

Long Lake is located in Lincoln County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Long Lake, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1911.

A typical abbreviation for Long Lake: Long Lk.

Long Lake is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Long Lake lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Long Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Washington communities named Long Lake: This one is located in Lincoln County and the other is located in Kitsap County.

Beyond Washington, there are 23 communities that are also named Long Lake - they are located in Alberta, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), New York, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Long Lake ...

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

  • Airway Heights
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Medical Lake
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Deer Park
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Davenport
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Reardan
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Springdale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Ford
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Wellpinit
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellpinit
    • Wellpinit is located in Stevens County
  • Tumtum
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
    • Tumtum is located in Stevens County
  • Mondovi
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • 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 Long Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Long Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Lake ...

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

Adding Long Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Long Lake 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 Long Lake was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>

From that list, the Long Lake post office opened in 1911.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Long Lake.

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

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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Long Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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