Burnett, Washington

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Burnett
Unincorporated community
Burnett is located in Washington (state)
Burnett
Burnett
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°7′45.98″N 122°2′52.01″W / 47.1294389°N 122.0477806°W / 47.1294389; -122.0477806Coordinates: 47°7′45.98″N 122°2′52.01″W / 47.1294389°N 122.0477806°W / 47.1294389; -122.0477806
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Burnett is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, Washington, United States. It is located just south of Buckley, Washington. It is on State Route 165 between Buckley, Washington and Mt. Rainier National Park. It is located at 47°7′45.98″N 122°2′52.01″W / 47.1294389°N 122.0477806°W / 47.1294389; -122.0477806 (47.12944, -122.04778).

A post office called Burnett was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1927.[1] The community was named for Charles Hiram Burnett, Sr., a businessperson in the coal-mining industry.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 32.