Ceres, Washington

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

History[edit]

A post office called Ceres was established in 1908, and remained in operation until 1931.[2] The community was named after Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ceres, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 42.

Coordinates: 46°36′28″N 123°09′12″W / 46.60778°N 123.15333°W / 46.60778; -123.15333