Grotto, Washington

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Grotto
Unincorporated community
Grotto is located in Washington (state)
Grotto
Grotto
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°44′11″N 121°25′19″W / 47.73639°N 121.42194°W / 47.73639; -121.42194Coordinates: 47°44′11″N 121°25′19″W / 47.73639°N 121.42194°W / 47.73639; -121.42194
Country United States
State Washington
County King
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 1520375[1]

Grotto is a small unincorporated community in King County, Washington, United States. It is located on Highway 2 west of Stevens Pass in the Cascade Mountains, near the town of Skykomish. Grotto is known for its scenic mountain environment.

A post office called Grotto was established in 1910.[2] The community was named for a gorges near the original town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grotto". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 105.