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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sokulk.

This page contains six sections:

Around Sokulk ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Spokane. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the north of Sokulk. Spokane has a population of 217,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Spokane Valley. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the north of Sokulk and has a population of 97,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sokulk and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Coeur d'Alene (ID)   [Map]   50,665   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Dalton Gardens (ID)   [Map]   2,389   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lewiston (ID)   [Map]   32,820   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Moscow (ID)   [Map]   25,146   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Post Falls (ID)   [Map]   33,290   N   46 miles [74 km]
Saint Maries (ID)   [Map]   2,443   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Airway Heights   [Map]   8,166   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Cheney   [Map]   12,446   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Clarkston   [Map]   7,396   S   46 miles [74 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,900   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Liberty Lake   [Map]   ---   N   41 miles [66 km]
Medical Lake   [Map]   4,957   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Millwood   [Map]   1,784   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,388   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pullman   [Map]   33,354   S   23 miles [37 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
De Smet (ID)   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tensed (ID)   [Map]   119   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Belmont   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Elberton   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Farmington   [Map]   154   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garfield   [Map]   614   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Grinnell   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Latah   [Map]   187   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Malden   [Map]   209   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oakesdale   [Map]   442   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Palouse   [Map]   1,055   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rosalia   [Map]   567   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint John   [Map]   561   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Steptoe   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tekoa   [Map]   809   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Sokulk, please visit our County-by-County Page for Sokulk.

Whitman County ...

Sokulk is located in Whitman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Whitman County: Benewah (ID), Latah (ID), Nez Perce (ID), Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Lincoln & Spokane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sokulk ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Sokulk.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Sokulk.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Sokulk. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sokulk. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Washington

    Washington Tourism
    Parks for Washington

    Fishing in Washington
    Hunting in Washington


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Washington

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Washington

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Washington

Airports Near Sokulk ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Sokulk.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rosalia Muni.   [Map]   72S   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Port of Whitman Air Center   [Map]   S94   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Whitman County Meml.   [Map]   ---   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pullman / Moscow Rgnl. (PUW/KPUW)   [Map]   PUW   S   23 miles [37 km]
Lower Granite State Airport   [Map]   00W   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
St. Maries Muni.   [Map]   S72   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Sokulk.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sokulk. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Spokane Intl. (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]   GEG   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]   CYLW   NNW   222 miles [357.3 km]
King County Intl. (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]   BFI   W   240 miles [386.2 km]
Seattle - Tacoma Intl. (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]   SEA   W   240 miles [386.2 km]
Boise Air Terminal (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]   BOI   S   247 miles [397.5 km]
Portland Intl. (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]   PDX   WSW   276 miles [444.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pullman / Moscow Rgnl. (PUW/KPUW)   [Map]   PUW   S   23 miles [37 km]
Lewiston Airport (LWS/KLWS)   [Map]   LWS   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Coeur d'Alene Airport(COE/KCOE)   [Map]   COE   NNE   51 miles [82.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rosalia Muni.   [Map]   72S   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Port of Whitman Air Center   [Map]   S94   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Whitman County Meml.   [Map]   ---   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lower Granite State Airport   [Map]   00W   SSW   29 miles [46.7 km]
St. Maries Muni.   [Map]   S72   ENE   34 miles [54.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Spokane Intl.   (GEG/KGEG)   [Map]
        Website for Spokane International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kelowna Intl.   (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]
        Website for Kelowna International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tri-Cities Airport   (PSC/KPSC)   [Map]
        Website for Tri-Cities Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Felts Fld.   (ICAO: KSFF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King County Intl.   (BFI/KBFI)   [Map]
        Website for King County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Seattle - Tacoma Intl.   (SEA/KSEA)   [Map]
        Website for Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boise Air Terminal   (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]
        Website for Boise Air Terminal
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Portland Intl.   (PDX/KPDX)   [Map]
        Website for Portland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pullman / Moscow Rgnl.   (PUW/KPUW)   [Map]
        Website for Pullman / Moscow Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lewiston Airport   (LWS/KLWS)   [Map]
        Website for Lewiston - Nez Perce County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Coeur d'Alene Airport   (COE/KCOE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grant County Intl.   (MWH/KMWH)   [Map]
        Website for Grant County International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sokulk.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Sokulk. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sokulk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sokulk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0741, Longitude: -117.2116     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sokulk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Sokulk), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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