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Welcome to Sprague ...

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

The pronunciation of Sprague: sprayg<2>

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

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sprague.

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 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 have 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 [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrington
    • Harrington [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sprague
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrington<7>
  • Lamont [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lamont
    • Lamont [Whitman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Sprague
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lamont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamont<7>
  • Edwall [Lincoln County]
  • Bluestem [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluestem
    • Bluestem [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sprague
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluestem
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mohler [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohler
      • Mohler [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Sprague
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohler
    • Lakeland Village [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland Village
      • Lakeland Village [Spokane County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Sprague
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeland Village
    • Omans [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omans
      • Omans [Lincoln County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the north of Sprague
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omans
    • Pine City [Whitman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine City
      • Pine City [Whitman County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the east of Sprague
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ritzville [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ritzville
      • Ritzville [Adams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Sprague
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ritzville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ritzville<7>
    • Cheney [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheney
      • Cheney [Spokane County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northeast of Sprague
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,930 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<7>

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sprague was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sprague on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sprague on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Lincoln County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sprague) 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 Sprague. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SpragueOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sprague. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3001, Longitude: -117.9784    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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