Bee, Washington

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Bee is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, in the U.S. state of Washington.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Bee was established in 1895, and remained in operation until 1919.[2] Local beekeeping operations caused the name to be selected.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bee, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 16.

Coordinates: 47°11′34″N 122°40′34″W / 47.19278°N 122.67611°W / 47.19278; -122.67611