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Welcome to Ophir ...

Ophir is located in Okanogan County<1>.

The location of Ophir has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ophir is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ophir lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Ophir ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Ophir - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Montana, Nevada (3), North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina and Utah.

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

Communities near Ophir ...

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

  • Omak [Okanogan County]
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    • Omak [Okanogan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ophir
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,827 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Omak<5>
  • Okanogan [Okanogan County]
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    • Okanogan [Okanogan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Ophir
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,607 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okanogan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okanogan<5>
  • Bridgeport [Douglas County]
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    • Bridgeport [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Ophir
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Brewster [Okanogan County]
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    • Brewster [Okanogan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ophir
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brewster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brewster<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pateros [Okanogan County]
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      • Pateros [Okanogan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ophir
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pateros
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pateros<5>
    • Malott [Okanogan County]
    • Monse [Okanogan County]
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      • Monse [Okanogan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Ophir
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monse
    • Virginia City [Okanogan County] - Historic
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      • Virginia City [Okanogan County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ophir
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Methow [Okanogan County]
    • Carlton [Okanogan 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 Ophir. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ophir.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ophir ...

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

Adding Ophir to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ophir in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ophir was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Okanogan County: www.okanogancounty.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 Okanogan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ophir - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ophir) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ophir. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2090, Longitude: -119.7178       In this case, the coordinates for Ophir have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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