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Medical Lake, Washington

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Welcome to Medical Lake ...

The city of Medical Lake is located in Spokane County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Medical Lake: Medical Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Medical Lake has a population of 4,959 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Medical Lake is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Medical Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Medical Lake lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Medical Lake: 99022<4>

Websites for Medical Lake ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Medical Lake had an population of 4,959 people. This is a decrease of 2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Medical Lake had a population of 5,060 people. This makes Medical Lake the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Medical Lake represents 0.08% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,060 people, the population of Medical Lake increased 34.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,758 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Medical Lake.

Communities near Medical Lake ...

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

  • Spokane [Spokane County]
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    • Spokane [Spokane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Medical Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 222,050 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane<6>
  • Cheney [Spokane County]
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    • Cheney [Spokane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Medical Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,930 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<6>
  • Airway Heights [Spokane County]
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    • Airway Heights [Spokane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Medical Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,618 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Airway Heights<6>
  • Reardan [Lincoln County]
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    • Reardan [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Medical Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 621 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reardan<6>
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    • Spangle [Spokane County]
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      • Spangle [Spokane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Medical Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spangle<6>
    • Four Lakes [Spokane County]
    • Deep Creek [Spokane County]
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      • Deep Creek [Spokane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Medical Lake
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    • Marshall [Spokane County]
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      • Marshall [Spokane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Medical Lake
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    • Edwall [Lincoln County]
    • Nine Mile Falls [Spokane 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 Medical Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Medical Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medical Lake ...

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

Adding Medical Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Spokane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Medical Lake:

The official website for Spokane County:

The official website for State of Washington:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Medical Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Medical Lake - 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 Medical Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Medical Lake 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Medical Lake) 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 Medical Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Medical LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medical Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5729, Longitude: -117.6826    
<6>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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