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Welcome to Rifton ...

Rifton is located in Walla Walla County<1>.

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

Rifton is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Rifton: (509)

Communities Also Named Rifton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rifton - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Rifton ...

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

  • Washtucna [Adams County]
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    • Washtucna [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Rifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 204 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washtucna<5>
  • Kahlotus [Franklin County]
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    • Kahlotus [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Rifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kahlotus<5>
  • Starbuck [Columbia County]
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    • Starbuck [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Rifton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starbuck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starbuck<5>
  • Magallon [Walla Walla County]
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    • Magallon [Walla Walla County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Rifton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magallon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magallon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grange City [Columbia County] - Historic
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      • Grange City [Columbia County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Rifton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grange City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tompkins [Walla Walla County]
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      • Tompkins [Walla Walla County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Rifton
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    • Windust [Franklin County]
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      • Windust [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rifton
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    • Clyde [Walla Walla County]
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      • Clyde [Walla Walla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Rifton
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    • Hooper [Whitman County]
    • Prescott [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
      • Prescott [Walla Walla County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Rifton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rifton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walla Walla County: www.co.walla-walla.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 Walla Walla, 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 Rifton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rifton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rifton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6007, Longitude: -118.3411       In this case, the coordinates for Rifton 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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