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Welcome to Spangle ...

The town of Spangle is located in Spokane County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Spangle, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1879.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spangle has a population of 319 people<2> (see below for details).

Spangle is 2,440 feet [744 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Spangle is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Spangle lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Spangle: 99031<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spangle had an population of 319 people. This is an increase of 14.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spangle had a population of 278 people. This makes Spangle the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 278 people, the population of Spangle increased 15.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 240 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spangle.

Communities near Spangle ...

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

  • Spokane
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Spokane Valley
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Cheney
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Airway Heights
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Medical Lake
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Millwood
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
    • Millwood is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people
  • Fairfield
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Rosalia
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Rockford
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Malden
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spangle ...

Looking for more information about Spangle? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Spangle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spangle.

Adding Spangle to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Spangle 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 Spangle was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Spangle post office opened in 1879.

We also found Spangle in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spangle.

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

The official website for Spokane County:

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spangle.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spangle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Spangle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spangle or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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