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Welcome to Valleyford ...

Valleyford is located in Spokane County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Valleyford, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1907.

Valleyford is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Valleyford is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Valleyford: (509)

The ZIP code for Valleyford: 99036<3>

Communities near Valleyford ...

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

  • Spokane
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Spokane Valley
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Post Falls
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Falls
    • Post Falls is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls <4>
  • Cheney
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Airway Heights
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Liberty Lake
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Millwood
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millwood
    • Millwood is located in Spokane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people
  • Hauser
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hauser have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hauser
    • Hauser is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hauser <4>
  • Fairfield
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Rockford
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valleyford ...

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

Adding Valleyford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Valleyford 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 Valleyford was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Valleyford post office opened in 1907.

We also found Valleyford on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Valleyford.

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

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The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valleyford - 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 Valleyford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Valleyford 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>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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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