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Welcome to Menoken ...

Menoken is located in Columbia County<1>.

Menoken is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Menoken: (509)

Communities Also Named Menoken ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Menoken - they are located in Colorado, Kansas and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Menoken ...

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

  • Walla Walla
  • Dayton
  • Prescott
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    • Prescott lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Menoken.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Starbuck
  • Dixie
  • Relief
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    • Relief lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Menoken.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relief have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kibler
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kibler
    • Kibler lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Menoken.
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  • Paddock
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    • Paddock lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Menoken.
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  • Tompkins
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    • Tompkins lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Menoken.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkins
  • Clyde
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Menoken.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde

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 Menoken. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Menoken.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Menoken ...

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

Adding Menoken to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Menoken mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Menoken.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Menoken - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Menoken) 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 Menoken. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MenokenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menoken. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2991, Longitude: -118.1623    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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