Beaver, Washington

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Beaver, Washington
Unincorporated community
Beaver, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Beaver, Washington
Beaver, Washington is located in the US
Beaver, Washington
Location of Beaver in Washington
Coordinates: 48°03′26″N 124°20′51″W / 48.05722°N 124.34750°W / 48.05722; -124.34750Coordinates: 48°03′26″N 124°20′51″W / 48.05722°N 124.34750°W / 48.05722; -124.34750
Country United States
State Washington
County Clallam
Elevation[1] 413 ft (126 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98305
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-53009
GNIS feature ID 1527580[1]
Other names Pleasant
Tyee[1]
[2]

Beaver is an unincorporated community in Clallam County, Washington, United States on the Olympic Peninsula.

Geography[edit]

Beaver is located at 48°03′26″N 124°20′51″W / 48.057299°N 124.347435°W / 48.057299; -124.347435 (48.057299, -124.347435),[1] on US Highway 101 to the north of Forks, Washington. It is located just to the west of the boundary of the Olympic National Forest, on Lake Pleasant. Beaver is 413 feet (126 m) above sea level. Interfor Pacific a lumber mill located nearby,(Interfor Pacific mill is closed here) along with county park with a playground and boat launching facilities on Lake Pleasant. It is one of the wettest places in the contiguous U.S. with an annual precipitation value of 121 inches of rain.[3]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Beaver has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beaver, Washington. Retrieved on 2008-08-23.
  2. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2008-08-23. 
  3. ^ weather.com
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Beaver, Washington