Glenoma, Washington

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Glenoma, Washington
Glenoma is located in Washington (state)
Glenoma
Glenoma
Glenoma is located in the United States
Glenoma
Glenoma
Coordinates: 46°30′52″N 122°09′36″W / 46.51444°N 122.16000°W / 46.51444; -122.16000Coordinates: 46°30′52″N 122°09′36″W / 46.51444°N 122.16000°W / 46.51444; -122.16000
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyLewis
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
zip code
98336
Area code(s)360

Glenoma is an unincorporated community in Lewis County, Washington, United States located off U.S. Route 12. The town is northeast of Riffe Lake.[1]

It derives its name (meaning "fruitful valley") from the words "glen" and "ome" (Hebrew for a "measure of grain").[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glenoma". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 122. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 97.