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Welcome to Loon Lake ...

Loon Lake is located in Stevens County<1>.



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

A typical abbreviation for Loon Lake: Loon Lk.

Loon Lake is 2,410 feet [735 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Loon Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Loon Lake is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Loon Lake: 99148<3>

Communities Also Named Loon Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Loon Lake - they are located in British Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan (2), New York, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Loon Lake ...

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

  • Deer Park
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Chewelah
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Springdale
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Clavton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Clayton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Grays
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays
    • Grays is located in Stevens County
  • Kulzer
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulzer
    • Kulzer is located in Stevens County
  • Valley
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Tumtum
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
    • Tumtum is located in Stevens County
  • Waits
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waits
    • Waits is located in 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 Loon Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Loon Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loon Lake ...

Looking for more information about Loon 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.

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

Adding Loon Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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

The official website for Stevens County: www.co.stevens.wa.us/

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 Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loon Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Loon Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loon Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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