Mica, Washington

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Mica, Washington
Unincorporated community
Mica, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Mica, Washington
Mica, Washington
Coordinates: 47°33′22″N 117°12′44″W / 47.55611°N 117.21222°W / 47.55611; -117.21222Coordinates: 47°33′22″N 117°12′44″W / 47.55611°N 117.21222°W / 47.55611; -117.21222
Country United States
State Washington
County Spokane
Elevation 2,480 ft (760 m)
Population
 • Total 563
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99023
Area code(s) 509
GNIS feature ID 1512460[1]

Mica is an unincorporated community in Spokane County, Washington, United States. Mica is located along Washington State Route 27 12 miles (19 km) southeast of downtown Spokane. Mica had a post office with ZIP code 99023.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Mica was established in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1975.[3] The community was named for deposits of mica.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mica, Washington
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "Spokane County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Sullivan, Julie (March 16, 1989). "Architect builds historical interest with trivia". Spokane Chronicle. pp. S9. Retrieved 2 May 2015.