Offutt Lake, Washington

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Offutt Lake is an unincorporated community in Thurston County, in the U.S. state of Washington.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Offut was established in 1913, and remained in operation until 1918.[2] The community takes its name from nearby Offutt Lake.[3] A variant name was "Offutt".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Offutt Lake, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 195.
  4. ^ "Thurston County Place Names: A Heritage Guide" (PDF). Thurston County Historical Commission. 1992. p. 60. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

Coordinates: 46°54′37″N 122°49′32″W / 46.91028°N 122.82556°W / 46.91028; -122.82556