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Welcome to Newman Lake ...

Newman Lake is located in Spokane County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Newman Lake, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1909.

A typical abbreviation for Newman Lake: Newman Lk.

Newman Lake is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Newman Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The ZIP code for Newman Lake: 99025<3>

Communities near Newman Lake ...

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

  • Spokane
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Spokane Valley
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Coeur d'Alene
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Post Falls
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Falls
    • Post Falls is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls <4>
  • Hayden
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
    • Hayden is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,713 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden <4>
  • Rathdrum
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rathdrum have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rathdrum
    • Rathdrum is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,419 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rathdrum <4>
  • Liberty Lake
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Spirit Lake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spirit Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spirit Lake
    • Spirit Lake is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,559 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spirit Lake <4>
  • Dalton Gardens
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalton Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton Gardens
    • Dalton Gardens is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,423 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton Gardens <4>
  • Millwood
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
    • Millwood is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newman Lake ...

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

Adding Newman Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newman 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 Newman Lake was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Newman Lake post office opened in 1909.

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

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

The official website for Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.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 Spokane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newman 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 Newman Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newman 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.
<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.
<6>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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