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Nine Mile Falls is an unincorporated community in Spokane County, Washington, United States. It is located 9 mi (16 km} downstream on the winding river) from downtown Spokane, at the location of the former falls on the Spokane River. The Nine Mile Falls Dam was built by Spokane & Inland Empire Railroad on the site of the falls in 1908. Washington Water Power (now Avista) purchased the site in 1925.
Nine Mile Falls has a post office with zip code 99026.
The Spokane River and the Little Spokane River converge at Nine Mile Falls to help create Long Lake. There is still some dispute as to whether the lake’s name should be Long Lake or Lake Spokane.
Nine Mile Falls is also the site of the historic Spokane House trading post, est ablished in 1810. Spokane House was one of the first white settlements in the area.
The west head of the Spokane River Centennial Trail is at Sontag Park in Nine Mile Falls.
Nine Miles Falls was the location of the books The Fortunes of Indigo Skye and Honey,Baby…

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