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Welcome to Opportunity ...

Opportunity is located in Spokane County<1>.

Opportunity is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Opportunity is located in the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Opportunity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Opportunity - they are located in Montana and Nebraska.

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

Communities near Opportunity ...

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

  • Spokane [Spokane County]
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    • Spokane [Spokane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Opportunity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 222,050 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spokane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane<4>
  • Post Falls [Kootenai County]
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    • Post Falls [Kootenai County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Opportunity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Post Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls<4>
  • Cheney [Spokane County]
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    • Cheney [Spokane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Opportunity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,930 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<4>
  • Airway Heights [Spokane County]
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    • Airway Heights [Spokane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Opportunity
    • 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<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rathdrum [Kootenai County]
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      • Rathdrum [Kootenai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Opportunity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,419 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Rathdrum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rathdrum<4>
    • Liberty Lake [Spokane County]
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      • Liberty Lake [Spokane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Opportunity
      • Estimated population in 2015: 8,906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Lake<4>
    • Hauser [Kootenai County]
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      • Hauser [Kootenai County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Opportunity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hauser have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hauser
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hauser<4>
    • Fairfield [Spokane County]
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      • Fairfield [Spokane County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Opportunity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<4>
    • Rockford [Spokane County]
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      • Rockford [Spokane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Opportunity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<4>
    • Spangle [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spangle
      • Spangle [Spokane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Opportunity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spangle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spangle<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Opportunity ...

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

Adding Opportunity to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Spokane County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Opportunity. 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 Opportunity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Opportunity) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Opportunity. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OpportunityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Opportunity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6571, Longitude: -117.2398    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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