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Welcome to Tompkins ...

Tompkins is located in Walla Walla County<1>.

Tompkins is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Tompkins: (509)

Communities Also Named Tompkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Tompkins - they are located in Georgia, Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Tompkins ...

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

  • Waitsburg [Walla Walla County]
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    • Waitsburg [Walla Walla County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Tompkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,254 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waitsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waitsburg<4>
  • Prescott [Walla Walla County]
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    • Prescott [Walla Walla County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Tompkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
  • Kahlotus [Franklin County]
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    • Kahlotus [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Tompkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kahlotus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kahlotus<4>
  • Starbuck [Columbia County]
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    • Starbuck [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Tompkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starbuck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starbuck<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clyde [Walla Walla County]
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      • Clyde [Walla Walla County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Tompkins
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    • Magallon [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magallon
      • Magallon [Walla Walla County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Tompkins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magallon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magallon
    • Grange City [Columbia County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange City
      • Grange City [Columbia County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Tompkins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grange City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Windust [Franklin County]
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      • Windust [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Tompkins
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windust
    • Relief [Columbia County]
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      • Relief [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Tompkins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relief have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Relief
    • Menoken [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menoken
      • Menoken [Columbia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Tompkins
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menoken

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tompkins ...

Looking for more information about Tompkins? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Tompkins, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Tompkins.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Walla Walla County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walla Walla County: www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/

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 Walla Walla, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tompkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Tompkins) 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 Tompkins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TompkinsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tompkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4604, Longitude: -118.3703    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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