Bluestem, Washington

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

History[edit]

A post office called Bluestem was established in 1906, and remained in operation until 1951.[2] The community was named for the bluestem wheat field near the original town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bluestem, 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. 24.

Coordinates: 47°31′30″N 118°07′36″W / 47.52500°N 118.12667°W / 47.52500; -118.12667