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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Nine Mile Falls, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Nine Mile Falls and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Nine Mile Falls:
    • 47.778516, -117.55041
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Nine Mile Falls
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nine Mile Falls ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Airway Heights [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airway Heights
    • Airway Heights [Spokane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Nine Mile Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airway Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Airway Heights<2>
  • Buckeye [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckeye
    • Buckeye [Spokane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Nine Mile Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckeye have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckeye
  • Hazard [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard [Spokane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Nine Mile Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
  • Highland [Spokane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
    • Highland [Spokane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Nine Mile Falls
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
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    • Hillyard [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillyard
      • Hillyard [Spokane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillyard
    • Lyons [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Spokane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Nine Mile Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Mead [Spokane County]
    • Seven Mile [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Mile
      • Seven Mile [Spokane County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Mile have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Mile
    • Tumtum [Stevens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tumtum
      • Tumtum [Stevens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Nine Mile Falls
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tumtum

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Nine Mile Falls. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Edward Arthur 'Big Ed' Brandt     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Spokane (WA) on February 17, 1905 (a Friday) and died in Spokane (WA) on November 1, 1944 (a Wednesday) at the age of 39. He is buried at Fairmount Memorial Park (Spokane County, Washington).
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Arthur 'Big Ed' Brandt<4>
    • Leon Joseph Cadore     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Chicago (IL) on November 20, 1890 (a Thursday) and died in Spokane (WA) on March 16, 1958 (a Sunday) at the age of 67. He is buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park (Bonner County, Idaho).
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leon Joseph Cadore<4>
    • Albert J. 'Curley' Dresden     (Actor)
    • Frankie Fontaine     (Comedian)
      • Comedian. He was born in Cambridge (MA) on April 19, 1920 (a Monday) and died in Spokane (WA) on August 4, 1978 (a Friday) at the age of 58.
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frankie Fontaine<4>
    • Clifton James     (Actor)
      • Full name: George Clifton James
      • Actor. He was born in Spokane (WA) on May 29, 1920 (a Saturday) and died in Gladstone (OR) on April 15, 2017 (a Saturday) at the age of 96. The body was cremated.
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clifton James<4>
    • Catherine Lee 'Cathy' Lewis     (Actress)
    • Darren McGavin     (Actor)
      • Born: William Lyle Richardson
      • Actor. He was born in Spokane (WA) on May 7, 1922 (a Sunday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on February 25, 2006 (a Saturday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Darren McGavin<4>
    • John McIntire     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Spokane (WA) on June 27, 1907 (a Thursday) and died in Pasadena (CA) on January 30, 1991 (a Wednesday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Tobacco Valley Cemetery (Lincoln County, Montana).
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John McIntire<4>
    • Seena Owen     (Actress, screenwriter)
      • Born: Signe Auen
      • Actress, screenwriter. She was born in Spokane (WA) on November 14, 1894 (a Wednesday) and died in Hollywood (CA) on August 15, 1966 (a Monday) at the age of 71. She is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Seena Owen<4>
    • Jay Harris Pickett     (Actor, writer, producer)
      • Actor, writer, producer. He was born in Spokane (WA) on February 10, 1961 (a Friday) and died in Oreana (ID) on July 30, 2021 (a Friday) at the age of 60. The body was cremated.
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jay Harris Pickett<4>
    • Amzie Strickland     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born on January 10, 1919 (a Friday) and died in Spokane (WA) on July 5, 2006 (a Wednesday) at the age of 87. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Spokane is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Nine Mile Falls.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Amzie Strickland<4>

How Far From Nine Mile Falls to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Nine Mile Falls to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Nine Mile Falls and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Spokane, which is the Seat of Spokane County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Nine Mile Falls to Spokane, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Olympia, which is the State Capital of Washington, lies 255 miles [410.4 km] to the west (W). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 2,098 miles [3,376.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take 5 days, a buggy would take 82 days and walking would take 120 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,682 miles [10,753.6 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,448 miles [11,986.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,526 miles [8,893.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Spokane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nine Mile Falls. 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>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- Nine Mile Falls) 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 Nine Mile Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nine Mile FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nine Mile Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7785, Longitude: -117.5504    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Nine Mile Falls to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 336.952 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 337.898 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 324.63 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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