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Welcome to Onalaska ...

Onalaska is located in Lewis County<1>.

The pronunciation of Onalaska: ahn-uh-LAS-kuh<2>

Onalaska is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Onalaska: (360)

The ZIP code for Onalaska: 98570<4>

Communities Also Named Onalaska ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Onalaska - they are located in Arkansas, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Onalaska ...

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

  • Centralia [Lewis County]
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    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Onalaska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<6>
  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Onalaska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<6>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
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    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Onalaska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<6>
  • Winlock [Lewis County]
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    • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Onalaska
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winlock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
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      • Mossyrock [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Onalaska
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossyrock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mossyrock<6>
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
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      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Onalaska
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toledo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<6>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Onalaska
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vader
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<6>
    • Bucoda [Thurston County]
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      • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Onalaska
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucoda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<6>
    • Salkum [Lewis County]
    • Silver Creek [Lewis 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 Onalaska. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Onalaska.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onalaska ...

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

Adding Onalaska to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Onalaska 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 Onalaska was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

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 Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Onalaska. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Onalaska - 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 community (such as Onalaska). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Onalaska 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 '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- Onalaska) 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 Onalaska. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OnalaskaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onalaska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5756, Longitude: -122.7195    
<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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