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Welcome to Ruff ...

Ruff is located in Grant County<1>.

Ruff is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ruff is within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Ruff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ruff - they are located in Colorado, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Ruff ...

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

  • Moses Lake [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moses Lake
    • Moses Lake [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Ruff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moses Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moses Lake<4>
  • Warden [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warden
    • Warden [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Ruff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warden<4>
  • Odessa [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odessa
    • Odessa [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Ruff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odessa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odessa<4>
  • Wilson Creek [Grant County]
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    • Krupp [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krupp
      • Krupp [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Ruff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Krupp
    • Cascade Valley [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Valley
      • Cascade Valley [Grant County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Ruff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Valley
    • Marlin [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlin
      • Marlin [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Ruff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlin
    • Mae [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mae
      • Mae [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Ruff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mae
    • Lind [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lind
      • Lind [Adams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Ruff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 555 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lind
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lind<4>
    • Stratford [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratford
      • Stratford [Grant County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Ruff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruff ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Grant County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grant County: www.co.grant.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 Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ruff - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ruff) 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 Ruff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RuffOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1694, Longitude: -118.9985    
<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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