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Welcome to Pinkney City ...

Pinkney City is located in Stevens County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Pinkney City, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1859.

Pinkney City is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pinkney City lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Pinkney City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Pinkney City - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Pinkney City ...

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

  • Kettle Falls
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Marcus
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcus
    • Marcus is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 172 people
  • Blue Town ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Town
    • Blue Town is located in Stevens County
  • Evans
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Addy
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Rice
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
    • Rice is located in Stevens County
  • Barstow
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barstow
    • Barstow is located in Ferry County
  • Marble
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble
    • Marble is located in Stevens County
  • Daisy
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
    • Daisy is located in Stevens County
  • Spirit
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spirit
    • Spirit is located in Stevens 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 Pinkney City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pinkney City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinkney City ...

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

Adding Pinkney City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pinkney City 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 Pinkney City was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Pinkney City post office opened in 1859.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pinkney City.

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

The official website for Stevens County: www.co.stevens.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 Stevens, 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 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 Pinkney City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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