|Elevation||285 ft (87 m)|
|• Total||around 300|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1510831|
Boistfort is an unincorporated community in Lewis County, Washington, United States. It lies 19 miles (31 km) away from Chehalis. The original one-room school in Boistfort was established as the first school district in the Territory of Washington.
In 1900 Boistfort had a store, a barber, church, a blacksmith shop, and a meeting hall. Boistfort High School was built in 1912 and closed in 1976.
Boistfort was home to hop fields owned by Mr. Klaber. He had a small mansion now known as the Boistfort Mansion. He died on the Titanic in 1912 and his hop yards shut down soon afterwards.
Scott Crossfield graduated from Boistfort High School in 1949. He was the first person to travel at twice the speed of sound.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boistfort, Washington
- Tiller, Priscilla (1991). The Wooden Bench: Inkwells, Slates and Coping Saws. ISBN 978-0962515101.
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
- Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 24.
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