Welcome to Thorp ...
Thorp is located in Kittitas County<1>.
Thorp is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Thorp lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Thorp: 98946<3>
Communities Also Named Thorp ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Thorp - they are located in Kansas, Michigan and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thorp.
Communities near Thorp ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thorp.
- Ellensburg [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellensburg
- Ellensburg [Kittitas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorp
- Population from the 2020 Census: 21,576 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellensburg
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellensburg<5>
- Cle Elum [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cle Elum
- Cle Elum [Kittitas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorp
- Population from the 2020 Census: 2,098 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Cle Elum
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cle Elum<5>
- Kittitas [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kittitas
- Kittitas [Kittitas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorp
- Population from the 2020 Census: 1,521 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittitas
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittitas<5>
- Roslyn [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roslyn
- Roslyn [Kittitas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorp
- Population from the 2020 Census: 972 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Roslyn
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roslyn<5>
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- South Cle Elum [Kittitas County]
- Teanaway [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teanaway
- Teanaway [Kittitas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorp
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teanaway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Teanaway
- Liberty [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
- Liberty [Kittitas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Thorp
- Former names for Liberty:
- Williams Creek
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
- Nelson [Kittitas County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
- Nelson [Kittitas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorp
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
- Ronald [Kittitas County]
- Naches [Yakima 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 Thorp. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thorp.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thorp. 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 Thorp.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thorp. See our Newspapers Page for Thorp.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorp ...
Looking for more information about Thorp? 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 Thorp, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thorp.
Adding Thorp to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Thorp 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 Thorp was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Thorp on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thorp on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Search for a Community in Washington
About Kittitas County
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thorp. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Kittitas County: www.co.kittitas.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Kittitas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thorp - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<3>||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 community (such as Thorp). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thorp or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).|
|<4>||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- Thorp) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thorp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ThorpOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0681, Longitude: -120.6720 |
|<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.|