Anatone, Washington

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Anatone is an unincorporated community in Asotin County, Washington. Because it is not tracked by the U.S. Census, a Census population estimate is not available. However the citizens of Anatone perform a population census themselves and update the sign (pictured below) every summer. Anatone is assigned the ZIP code 99401.

Anatone was first settled in 1878 by Daniel McIvor and Charles Isecke. It was named for a Nez Perce woman.[1]

It is a working class agricultural area. Primary crop grown in the area is wheat. No services are available.

As of 2000, an estimated 221 people lived in areas served by the Anatone Post Office, in 167 housing units. As of January 1, 2010, there are 38 people in the town of Anatone, WA.

Anatone is part of the Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area.



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, Anatone has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[2]


  1. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Anatone, Washington

Coordinates: 46°08′05″N 117°07′56″W / 46.1348°N 117.132231°W / 46.1348; -117.132231