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Welcome to Omans ...

Omans is located in Lincoln County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Omans, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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

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

The area code for Omans: (509)

Communities near Omans ...

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

  • Medical Lake
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Davenport
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Reardan
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Harrington
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Bluestem
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluestem
    • Bluestem is located in Lincoln County
  • Mondovi
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mondovi
    • Mondovi is located in Lincoln County
  • Edwall
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Rocklyn
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocklyn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocklyn
    • Rocklyn is located in Lincoln County
  • Earl
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earl have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earl
    • Earl is located in Lincoln County
  • Deep Creek
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Creek
    • Deep Creek is located in 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 Omans. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Omans.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Omans ...

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

Adding Omans to Our Gazetteer ...

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Omans.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Omans. 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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Omans - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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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