Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

Spokane: County seat of Spokane County, Washington, United States

About

Spokane is a city located in the county of Spokane in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 208,916. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 222,050 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1870.

Spokane may be a small town, but it's big on culture and natural beauty.

Spokane is the largest city in eastern Washington state, with a population of 219,185 (as of 2020). It's also home to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, which explores the region’s history through exhibits on art, culture and Native American heritage. Next door, Tudor-style Campbell House dates from the early 1900s.

Vast Riverfront Park is another must-see attraction: its 1974 World's Fair site includes a sculpture walk where you can admire works by Rodin and Calder. In the park, a cable car offers views over tumbling Spokane Falls. 

If you're looking for a great view over the city skyline, head over to Mount Spokane State Park - it's one of Washington's largest ski resorts and offers stunning views from its summit.

Quick Facts about Spokane

Population : 222,050 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : Spokane County
Head of government : mayor
Twitter username : SpokaneCity
Postal code : 99201–99220, 99260, 99299, 99223–99224, 99258, 99228, 99256, 99251–99252
Phone Area Codes : 509
Official name : Spokane
Official language : English
Altitude : 1,844 feet / 562 meters
Capital city : Spokane is capital of Spokane County
Establishment : January 01, 1871 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 10:53:08 (28th January 2023)
Population growth : 5.91% (2010-2020)
Spokane locator map
Location of Spokane on Washington map.
Spokane skyline panorama 'Aug 2019' image
Spokane skyline panorama 'Aug 2019'
Spokane skyline panorama 'Aug 2019' image

Geography

Spokane is located at 47°39'35"N 117°25'45"W (47.6596600, -117.4290800).

Spokane map

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Demographics

The population of Spokane increased by 5.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2007 202,900 - census
2010 208,916 2.88% census
2011 209,042 0.06% estimation process
2012 209,304 0.13% estimation process
2013 210,036 0.35% estimation process
2014 211,095 0.5% estimation process
2015 212,545 0.68% estimation process
2016 215,191 1.23% estimation process
2017 217,415 1.02% estimation process
2018 219,332 0.87% estimation process
2019 222,081 1.24% estimation process
2020 222,050 -0.01% estimation process

Spokane zip code is 99201. County name: Spokane, County fips: 53063

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Best Things to Do in Spokane

1 Riverfront Park

Rating: 4.6 (8232)

507 N Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201, United States ➦ Show Map

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Riverfront Park

2 Spokane Tribal Gathering Place

Rating: 4.3 (3)

353-367 N Post St, Spokane, WA 99256 ➦ Show Map

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Spokane Tribal Gathering Place

Where to Stay in Spokane

1 Madison Inn by Riversage

Rating: 4.2 (566)

15 W Rockwood Blvd, Spokane, WA 99204, United States ➦ Show Map

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Madison Inn by Riversage

2 Hampton Inn & Suites Spokane Downtown-South

Rating: 4.6 (235)

675 S McClellan St, Spokane, WA 99204, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn & Suites Spokane Downtown-South

Other Places in Spokane

1 Spokane City Hall

Rating: 3.4 (24)

808 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201 ➦ Show Map

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Spokane City Hall

2 City of Spokane Street Department

Rating: 2.6 (8)

901 N Nelson St, Spokane, WA 99202 ➦ Show Map

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City of Spokane Street Department

3 Spokane County Clerk

Rating: 1.7 (7)

1116 W Broadway Ave, Spokane, WA 99260 ➦ Show Map

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4 Spokane Fire Station 13

Rating: 4.6 (7)

1118 W Wellesley Ave, Spokane, WA 99205 ➦ Show Map

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5 Spokane Parking Violations

Rating: 1.8 (5)

1100 W Mallon Ave, Spokane, WA 99260 ➦ Show Map

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6 Spokane Fire Department Station 7

Rating: 4.7 (3)

1901 E 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 ➦ Show Map

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7 Spokane Fire Department Station 17

Rating: 5 (2)

5121 W Lowell Ave, Spokane, WA 99208 ➦ Show Map

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8 Spokane Fire Department Station 14

Rating: 5 (2)

1807 S Ray St, Spokane, WA 99223 ➦ Show Map

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9 Spokane City Building Permits

Rating: 2 (2)

808 W Spokane Falls Blvd # 3, Spokane, WA 99201 ➦ Show Map

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10 Spokane Fire Department Station 18

Rating: 5 (1)

120 Lincoln Rd, Spokane, WA 99208 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Spokane (200)

People born in Spokane, including politician George Nethercutt, athletics competitor Fortune Gordien, basketball player John Stockton, .

List

  • Susan Peters (actress (1921-1952)) she was born in 03/07/1921
  • Julia Sweeney (American actress, author, comedian) she was born in 10/10/1959
  • Raven Alexis (American movie actress) she was born in 26/01/1987
  • Jess Walter (American writer) he was born in 20/07/1965
  • Chuck Jones (American animated filmmaker and cartoonist (1912–2002)) he was born in 21/09/1912
  • Craig T. Nelson (American actor) he was born in 04/04/1944
  • Jimmy Rowles (American jazz pianist) he was born in 19/08/1918
  • David Eddings (American novelist) he was born in 07/07/1931
  • Paul Mokeski (American basketball player/coach) he was born in 03/01/1957
  • Jordan Fry (American actor) he was born in 07/06/1993
  • Megalyn Echikunwoke (American actress) she was born in 28/05/1983
  • Carolyn Kizer (American poet) she was born in 10/12/1925
  • Paul Johansson (American actor) he was born in 26/01/1964
  • Amy LePeilbet (association football defender, 2015 NWSL Best XI Defender) she was born in 12/03/1982
  • Karl Tunberg (American screenwriter) he was born in 11/03/1909
  • Gale Page (American actress (1913-1983)) she was born in 29/07/1913
  • Clifton James (American actor) he was born in 29/05/1920
  • George Lynch (American musician) he was born in 28/09/1954

Schools in Spokane

College & universities near Spokane, WA

Code Name City ZIP
235307 Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design Spokane (WA) 99201
434362 Northwest HVAC/R Training Center Spokane (WA) 99207
235316 Gonzaga University Spokane (WA) 99258-0001
236708 Spokane Falls Community College Spokane (WA) 99224-5288
236692 Spokane Community College Spokane (WA) 99217-5399

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Spokane, WA

Code Name Address Type
SPK Spokane Intermodal Center 221 W. 1st Avenue RAIL
DPK Deer Park, WA 822 South Main Street BUS
LLK Loon Lake, WA State Highway 292 & Colville Road BUS
CWL Chewelah, WA 10 West Colville Avenue BUS
CFX Colfax, Washington 610 South Main St. BUS

Post offices near Spokane

Post Office Name City ZIP
Riversid Post Office Spokane (WA) 99201
Liberty Park Post Office Spokane (WA) 99202
Man Post Office Spokane (WA) 99203
Shadle Garland Post Office Spokane (WA) 99205
Hays Park Post Office Spokane (WA) 99207

Other cities in Spokane County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Spokane County , WA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Spokane Valley 102,893 City in Washington, United States of America
Opportunity 25,877 Census designated place
Cheney 12,930 City in the U.
Liberty Lake 11,430 City in Spokane County, Washington, United States
Veradale 9,991 Census designated place
Dishman 9,978 Census designated place
Airway Heights 9,618 City in Spokane County, Washington, United States
Fairwood 7,905 Census designated place in King County, Washington
Country Homes 5,841 Census designated place
Medical Lake 4,944 City in Spokane County, Washington, United States
Trentwood 4,450 Census designated place
Deer Park 4,449 City in Spokane County, Washington, United States of America
Millwood 1,801 City in Spokane County, Washington, United States
Fairfield 631 Town in Washington state, United States
Rockford 493 City in Spokane County, Washington state
Spangle 325 City in Spokane County, Washington, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Spokane distances to largest Washington cities