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Welcome to Valley ...

Valley is located in Stevens County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Valley, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

Valley is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Valley lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Valley: 99181<3>

Communities Also Named Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 33 communities that are also named Valley - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (3), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Valley ...

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

  • Deer Park
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Chewelah
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Springdale
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Grays
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays
    • Grays is located in Stevens County
  • Loon Lake
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Addy
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Clavton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Clayton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Ford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Grays Landing
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grays Landing
    • Grays Landing is located in Spokane 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 Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valley ...

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

Adding Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Valley 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 Valley was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Valley post office opened in 1889.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Valley.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valley - 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 Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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