Kerriston, Washington

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Kerriston is an extinct town in King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Kerriston was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1935.[2] The community most likely derived its name from the local Kerry Mill Company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kerriston, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 129. 

Coordinates: 47°27′17″N 121°51′27″W / 47.45472°N 121.85750°W / 47.45472; -121.85750