Oak Point, Washington

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Oak Point, Washington
Unincorporated community
Oak Point is located in Washington (state)
Oak Point
Oak Point
Location in the state of Washington
Oak Point is located in the US
Oak Point
Oak Point
Oak Point (the US)
Coordinates: 46°11′27″N 123°11′19″W / 46.19083°N 123.18861°W / 46.19083; -123.18861Coordinates: 46°11′27″N 123°11′19″W / 46.19083°N 123.18861°W / 46.19083; -123.18861
Country  United States of America
State  Washington
County Cowlitz
Elevation[1] 97 m (318 ft)
Time zone UTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP code 98632
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-50410
GNIS feature ID 1512521

Oak Point, also known as Oakpoint, is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Oak Point is located northwest of the city of Longview, reached by traveling westbound out of the city along Washington State Route 4, also known as Ocean Beach Highway, and turning north onto Oak Point Road. The Oak Point community is part of the Longview School District, a K-12 school district of about 6,600 students.

Oak Point received its name from the fact George Vancouver and his men came across a grove of oak trees there.[2]

Geography[edit]

Oak Point is located at 46°11′27″N 123°11′19″W / 46.19083°N 123.18861°W / 46.19083; -123.18861 (46.1909435, -123.1887321).[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS—Oak Point, Washington". Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Unusual names, odd spellings found in Washington". The Spokesman-Review. Dec 24, 1977. pp. A12. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "2013 U.S. Gazetteer Files". census.gov. Retrieved 15 June 2014.