Barstow, Washington

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Barstow, Washington
Barstow is located in Washington (state)
Barstow is located in the United States
Coordinates: 48°46′38″N 118°08′34″W / 48.7771256°N 118.1427738°W / 48.7771256; -118.1427738Coordinates: 48°46′38″N 118°08′34″W / 48.7771256°N 118.1427738°W / 48.7771256; -118.1427738[1]
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,400 ft (400 m)
 • Total59
 • Density105/sq mi (40.7/km2)

Barstow is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Ferry County in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 59.[2]


Barstow is located in northeastern Ferry County, along U.S. Route 395 on the west side of the Kettle River. US 395 leads south 14 miles (23 km) to Kettle Falls and north 17 miles (27 km) to the Canadian border at Laurier.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Barstow CDP has an area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.[2]

Cougar attack[edit]

In 1999, a four-year-old boy was injured in a cougar attack near a house "on U.S. Highway 395 about a mile south of Barstow in Ferry County and about 11 miles northwest of Kettle Falls."[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barstow, Washington
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Barstow CDP, Washington". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 21, 2016.[dead link]
  3. ^ Craig, John (August 25, 1999). "Boy, 4, injured in cougar attack". The Spokesman-Review. Archived from the original on 2000-09-03. Retrieved April 10, 2012.