Agnew, Washington

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Agnew, Washington
Agnew is located in Washington (state)
Agnew
Agnew
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 48°6′22″N 123°25′30″W / 48.10611°N 123.42500°W / 48.10611; -123.42500Coordinates: 48°6′22″N 123°25′30″W / 48.10611°N 123.42500°W / 48.10611; -123.42500
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyClallam
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Agnew is an unincorporated community in Clallam County, Washington, United States. It lies on a backroad leading to Port Angeles and just outside Sequim. Agnew is a primarily rural residential area located along the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Agnew was first settled around 1875 by Charles Agnew. Previously called "De Fuca" and "Wildcat Valley", it received its present name in 1920.[1] It is a consolidation of the former towns of Reeveton and Lindsay.

Climate

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Agnew has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[2]

References

  1. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 15. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6.
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Agnew, Washington