Longbranch, Washington

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Longbranch
Unincorporated community
Longbranch is located in Washington (state)
Longbranch
Longbranch
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°12′33″N 122°45′20″W / 47.20917°N 122.75556°W / 47.20917; -122.75556Coordinates: 47°12′33″N 122°45′20″W / 47.20917°N 122.75556°W / 47.20917; -122.75556
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 98351
Area code(s) 253

Longbranch is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, Washington, United States. It is located on the Key Peninsula, along Filucy Bay between Pitt Passage and Balch Passage. Longbranch is primarily residential (like nearby Home and Lakebay) and includes a marina, church, and community centre.

The community was named after Long Branch, New Jersey.[1]

History[edit]

In 1934, Longbranch was linked by ferry service with Steilacoom, Anderson and McNeil islands.[2] The ferry continues in operation, but no longer connects to Longbranch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Galentine, Elizabeth, and Anderson Island Historical Society, Anderson Island, Arcadia Publishing (2006) ISBN 0-7385-4854-5

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