Colbert, Washington

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Colbert, Washington
Unincorporated community
Colbert, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Colbert, Washington
Colbert, Washington
Coordinates: 47°49′34″N 117°20′49″W / 47.826°N 117.347°W / 47.826; -117.347Coordinates: 47°49′34″N 117°20′49″W / 47.826°N 117.347°W / 47.826; -117.347
Country United States
State Washington
County Spokane
Elevation 1,840 ft (560 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99005
Area code(s) 509

Colbert (pronounced Cole-bert) is an unincorporated community in Spokane County, Washington, United States. The town is on U.S. Route 2, north of the city of Spokane.

Colbert has one store, the Colbert Trading Company on Yale Road, just off Colbert Road. It closed down in 2010 was remodeled and opened in late 2013. It features coffee, espresso, take and bake pizza, ice cream, soft drinks, candy, beer and other grocery and snack items. Other business include a construction company located in the old post office and a firm that repairs automobile gears. A business that sold and repaired lawn equipment and housed in the former volunteer fire department build has recently relocated to larger premises nearby. Colbert also has a post office built in the 1990s.

Children who live in Colbert attend either Colbert Elementary School on Greenbluff Road or Midway Elementary School, both of which, along with Shiloh Hills Elementary and Meadow Ridge Elementary, feed into the newly formed Mountainside Middle School (previously Mead Middle School), which feeds into Mount Spokane High School. These elementary schools are part of the Mead School District.

Colbert Elementary School (mascot = the Cougars) has about 600 students enrolled, with 25 classroom teachers, 11 specialists, and 26 support staff.

Additionally, the K-12 private school Northwest Christian is located in Colbert. Northwest Christian was founded in 1949, and their men's basketball team has won the 2B High School tournament the past four years.

There are five churches in Colbert, all within a mile of each other. The first is Colbert Presbyterian Church, the second is St. Joseph's Parish (Catholic) Church, the third is Colbert Chapel Evangelical Church on Bernhill Road, the fourth is Colbert Church of Christ on Yale Road and the fifth is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Greenbluff road.

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