Glen Acres, Washington

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Glen Acres
Unincorporated community
Steamer Daily at Glen Acres dock, 1916.
Steamer Daily at Glen Acres dock, 1916.
Glen Acres is located in Washington (state)
Glen Acres
Glen Acres
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°28′58″N 122°27′36″W / 47.48278°N 122.46000°W / 47.48278; -122.46000Coordinates: 47°28′58″N 122°27′36″W / 47.48278°N 122.46000°W / 47.48278; -122.46000
Country United States
State Washington
County King
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Glen Acres is a community on Vashon Island located about two miles north of the town of Vashon.

History[edit]

There was a post office at Glen Acres in 1917.[1] The area was previously known as “Vermontville” and “Aquarium”. The post office changed its name to “Glen Acres” in 1914.[2] There was a dock at Glen Acres which was served in 1916 by the steamer Daily.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Landes, Geographical Dictionary of Washington, at page 145.
  2. ^ Vashonhistory.com Vashon Timeline Archived 2006-08-23 at the Wayback Machine. (accessed 05-31-11)

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