Maxwelton, Washington

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Maxwelton Beach

Maxwelton is a mostly summer unincorporated community located on the south end of Whidbey Island, Washington.[1][2]

A post office called Maxwelton was established in 1908, and remained in operation until 1924.[3] The community was named after Maxwelltown, in Scotland.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The New Washington: A Guide to the Evergreen State, Best Books on, 1941, p. 524, ISBN 1623760461. 
  2. ^ McQuaide, Mike (2012), 75 Classic Rides Washington: The Best Road Biking Routes, The Mountaineers Books, p. 70, ISBN 1594855064. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 August 2016. 
  4. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 161. 

Coordinates: 47°56′14″N 122°26′40″W / 47.93722°N 122.44444°W / 47.93722; -122.44444