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Welcome to Malden ...

The town of Malden is located in Whitman County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Malden has a population of 206 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Malden is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Malden is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Malden: (509)

The ZIP code for Malden: 99149<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Malden had an population of 206 people. This is an increase of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Malden had a population of 203 people. This makes Malden the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 203 people, the population of Malden decreased 5.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 215 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Malden.

Communities Also Named Malden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Malden - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Malden ...

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

  • Cheney [Spokane County]
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    • Cheney [Spokane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,930 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<6>
  • Tekoa [Whitman County]
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    • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<6>
  • Fairfield [Spokane County]
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    • Fairfield [Spokane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<6>
  • Saint John [Whitman County]
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    • Saint John [Whitman County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint John<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosalia [Whitman County]
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      • Rosalia [Whitman County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosalia<6>
    • Oakesdale [Whitman County]
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      • Oakesdale [Whitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
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    • Spangle [Spokane County]
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      • Spangle [Spokane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spangle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spangle<6>
    • Latah [Spokane County]
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      • Latah [Spokane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latah<6>
    • Waverly [Spokane County]
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      • Waverly [Spokane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Spring Valley [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Spokane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Malden
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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 Malden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malden ...

Looking for more information about Malden? 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 Malden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Malden.

Adding Malden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malden 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 Malden was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Whitman County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.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 Whitman, 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 Malden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malden - 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 town (such as Malden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Malden 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Malden) 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 Malden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaldenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2288, Longitude: -117.4729    
<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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