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Nearest Communities to Spokane, By-County ...

The purpose of this page is to identify those communities that are closest to Spokane, on a County-by-County basis. To explain further, let's use the example from the Genealogy Helper Page for Spokane:

We have great-grandparents who lived in a small city in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

When doing our research, we make it a practice to expand our search by looking in neighboring counties in addition to the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't checked the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Spokane and not the distance if driven.<1>

If you're researching your genealogy, we hope that the following following information helps.



Spokane is located in Spokane County and is the County Seat.

The following 7 counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Spokane County: Benewah (ID), Bonner (ID), Kootenai (ID), Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens & Whitman.

Our Gazetteer shows that there are 242 communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] of Spokane. Of these communities, 142 are located in counties other than Spokane County.

We usually exclude communities when we still need to verify their location,<2> but for the purpose of this page, we have included the unverified ('unver') and historic ('hist') communities.

After starting with the home county for Spokane (which is Spokane County), we list the counties in alphabetical order and for each of those counties, the closest communities are listed in order of their distance from Spokane. For the following list, only those counties that contain communities within 40 miles [64.4 km] are displayed.

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Lincoln CountyBenewah County (ID) 
Pend Oreille CountyBonner County (ID) 
Stevens CountyKootenai County (ID) 
Whitman County  


Spokane County     (The county where Spokane resides)
 
Given the large number of communities that are located in Spokane County, we have limited the list to those within 32 miles [51.5 km] of Spokane (about 100 communities).
 
County Website: www.spokanecounty.org/
County Seat for Spokane:   Spokane
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Washington       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spokane County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
West Spokane (Unver)     [Map]     SW   Less than 2 miles
Hillyard (Unver)     [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Parkwater (Unver)     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Yardley (Unver)     [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
East Spokane (Unver)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Orchard Park (Unver)     [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Town and Country     [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glenrose (Unver)     [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Orchard Avenue (Unver)     [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
Country Homes     [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Highland (Unver)     [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Dishman     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Millwood     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pasadena Park (Unver)     [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairwood     [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Orchard Prairie (Unver)     [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Seven Mile (Unver)     [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Geiger Heights (Unver)     [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hazelwood (Unver)     [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hutton Settlement (Unver)     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Irwin     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Spokane Valley     [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dartford (Unver)     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mead     [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lyons (Unver)     [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Opportunity     [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chester (Unver)     [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hayford (Unver)     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Marshall     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Scribner (Unver)     [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Airway Heights     [Map]     W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Trentwood     [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nine Mile Falls     [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Velox (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Vera (Unver)     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Veradale     [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Alpha (Hist)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Austin (Unver)     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greenacres     [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Colbert     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hamann Corner (Unver)     [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Duncan (Unver)     [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Four Lakes     [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Buckeye (Unver)     [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Green Bluff     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Peone (Unver)     [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dynamite (Unver)     [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mica     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Valleyford     [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fairchild (Unver)     [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Silver Lake     [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Liberty Lake     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Otis Orchards     [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Freeman (Unver)     [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cheney     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Medical Lake     [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Deep Creek     [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Otis Orchards-East Farms     [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chattaroy     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hazard (Unver)     [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lakeland Village     [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
East Farms (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moab (Unver)     [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Denison (Unver)     [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Newman Lake     [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Spangle     [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
South Cheney (Unver)     [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Espanola (Unver)     [Map]     W   16 miles [25.7 km]
East Cheney (Unver)     [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Manito (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Hope (Unver)     [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hite (Unver)     [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coey (Unver)     [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Babb (Unver)     [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Deer Park     [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rockford     [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geib (Unver)     [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Milan (Unver)     [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Freedom (Unver)     [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Darknell (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saxby (Unver)     [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
T Bridge Corner (Unver)     [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mock (Unver)     [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fairfield     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
West Fairfield (Unver)     [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tyler (Unver)     [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
Elk     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Grays Landing     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pocahontas Bay (Unver)     [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Plaza (Unver)     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Waverly     [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Pine (Unver)     [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Rahm (Unver)     [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Amber (Unver)     [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Spring Valley (Unver)     [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mason (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Latah     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Stringtown (Unver)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Rodna (Unver)     [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wallner (Unver)     [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
 

Lincoln County
 
County Seat for Lincoln:   Davenport
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Washington       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Reardan     [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Waukon (Unver)     [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Elanor (Unver)     [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Long Lake     [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Little Falls (Unver)     [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Edwall     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fishtrap (Unver)     [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gravelles (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wheeler Corner (Unver)     [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Mondovi     [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Canby (Unver)     [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Omans     [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Croskey (Unver)     [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bluestem     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Davenport     [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sprague     [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rocklyn (Unver)     [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Pend Oreille County
 
County Website: www.co.pend-oreille.wa.us/
County Seat for Pend Oreille:   Newport
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Washington       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pend Oreille County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Camden     [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Grahams (Unver)     [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Diamond Lake (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Scotia (Unver)     [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Tweedie (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Deer Valley (Unver)     [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Penrith (Unver)     [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Newport     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dalkena     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Delkena (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Furport (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Wolfred (Unver)     [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Stevens County
 
County Website: www.co.stevens.wa.us/
County Seat for Stevens:   Colville
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Washington       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stevens County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Tumtum     [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clavton     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Clayton     [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Ford     [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Loon Lake     [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Springdale     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Wellpinit     [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cline (Unver)     [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Camas (Unver)     [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grays     [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Kulzer (Unver)     [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Valley     [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Waits     [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Deer Trail (Unver)     [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Whitman County
 
County Website: www.whitmancounty.org/
County Seat for Whitman:   Colfax
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Washington       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whitman County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Rosalia     [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Malden     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pandora (Unver)     [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Donahue (Unver)     [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fairbanks (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kenova (Unver)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Pine City (Hist)     [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Balder (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lone Pine (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
McCoy (Unver)     [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tekoa     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Willard (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Flaig (Unver)     [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Thornton (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Warner (Unver)     [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Huntley (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lavista (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Oakesdale     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sunset (Unver)     [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Seltice (Unver)     [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Juno (Unver)     [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Lamont     [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Robinson (Unver)     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint John     [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Benewah County (ID)
 
County Seat for Benewah:   Saint Maries (ID)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Idaho       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benewah County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Mowry (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Plummer (ID)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Plummer Junction (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Willard (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chatcolet (ID)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pedee (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hawleys Landing (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Rocky Point (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Silvertip Landing (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Parkline (ID)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ramsdell (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Bonner County (ID)
 
County Website: www.co.bonner.id.us/
County Seat for Bonner:   Sandpoint (ID)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Idaho       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bonner County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
Blanchard (ID)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Coleman (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Clagstone (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Harlem (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Edgemere (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Oldtown (ID)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Kelso (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
 

Kootenai County (ID)
 
County Website: www.co.kootenai.id.us/
County Seat for Kootenai:   Coeur d'Alene (ID)
 
Genealogy Websites:
State of Idaho       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kootenai County       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
 
  DirectionDistance
State Line Village (ID)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
State Line (ID)     [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pleasant View (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Hauser (ID)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
McGuire (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grand Junction (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
East Greenacres (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Post Falls (ID)     [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Howelltown (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coeur d'Alene Junction (ID)     [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
Setters (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
Bellgrove (ID)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Haycrop (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mica (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Rathdrum (ID)     [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Huetter (ID)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lyondale (ID) (Hist)     [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Atlas (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Fir Grove (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rockford Bay (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Blackwell (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Coeur d'Alene (ID)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gibbs (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hayden (ID)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Len Landing (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Twin Beaches (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Excelsior Beach (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Silver Sands Beach (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Sturgeon (ID)     [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Mozart (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Echo Beach (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Twinlow (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Worley (ID)     [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dalton Gardens (ID)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fernan Lake Village (ID)     [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Silver Beach (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Eddyville (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Garwood (ID)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hayden Lake (ID)     [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ramsey (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Clarksville (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Spirit Lake (ID)     [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
English point (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Harris Landing (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chilco (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Harrison (ID)     [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rockaway Beach (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Springston (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lacon (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Corbin Junction (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
North Pole (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Conkling Park (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wolf Lodge (ID) (Unver)     [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Athol (ID)     [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wright (ID) (Hist)     [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Medimont (ID)     [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Belmont (ID)     [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Spokane. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spokane) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Spokane. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spokane

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spokane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6695, Longitude: -117.4111     [Map].

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<2>Our data comes from many sources and some sources are more dependable than others. When we add communities to our Gazetteer, we try to verify that we have the correct location for the community. We mark a community as 'Unverified' when we aren't confident about our data and want to do further checking.

We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now.

Since our Gazetteer contains over 100,000 communities, verifying everything is going to take time. If you find an error or can help us to improve our accuracy, please let us know.

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