Ethel, Washington

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Ethel, Washington
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyLewis
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
zip code
98542
Area code(s)360

Ethel is an unincorporated community located along U.S. Route 12 in east Lewis County, Washington, United States.[1] It is near Salkum.

A post office called Ethel has been in operation since 1886.[2] The origins for the town name of Ethel remains obscure.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ethel". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 81.

Coordinates: 46°31′56.8″N 122°44′49.4″W / 46.532444°N 122.747056°W / 46.532444; -122.747056