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Welcome to West Valley ...

West Valley is located in Yakima County<1>.

The location of West Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for West Valley: W. Valley

West Valley is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

West Valley is within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named West Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named West Valley - they are located in Arkansas, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Pennsylvania and Utah.

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

Communities near West Valley ...

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

  • Yakima
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Selah
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Union Gap
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Wapato
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Moxee
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Tieton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Naches
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Harrah
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Gleed
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Gromore
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gromore
    • Gromore is located in Yakima County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Gromore

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Valley ...

Looking for more information about West 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.

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

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

The official website for Yakima County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Yakima, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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