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Welcome to Sprague ...

The city of Sprague is located in Lincoln County<1>.



The pronunciation of Sprague: sprayg<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Sprague, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sprague has a population of 460 people<3> (see below for details).

Sprague is 1,900 feet [579 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Sprague: (509)

The ZIP code for Sprague: 99032<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sprague had an population of 460 people. This is an increase of 3.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sprague had a population of 446 people. This makes Sprague the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 446 people, the population of Sprague decreased 8.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 490 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sprague ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sprague - they are located in Alabama, Manitoba, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Sprague ...

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

  • Harrington
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Lamont
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Tyler
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyler have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyler
    • Tyler is located in Spokane County
  • Edwall
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Bluestem
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluestem
    • Bluestem is located in Lincoln County
  • Mohler
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohler
    • Mohler is located in Lincoln County
  • Lakeland Village
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland Village
    • Lakeland Village is located in Spokane County
  • Omans
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omans
    • Omans is located in Lincoln County
  • Juno
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juno have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juno
    • Juno is located in Whitman County
  • Pine City ‑ Historic
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine City
    • Pine City is located in Whitman County

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sprague. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sprague.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sprague ...

Looking for more information about Sprague? 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 Sprague, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sprague.

Adding Sprague to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sprague 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 Sprague was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Sprague post office opened in 1880.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sprague.

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

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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sprague. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sprague.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sprague - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Sprague). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sprague or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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