Palmer Lake (Washington)

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Palmer Lake
Palmer Lake in WA.jpg
Location Okanogan County, Washington
Coordinates 48°54′00″N 119°37′03″W / 48.90000°N 119.61750°W / 48.90000; -119.61750Coordinates: 48°54′00″N 119°37′03″W / 48.90000°N 119.61750°W / 48.90000; -119.61750
Primary outflows Palmer Creek
Basin countries United States

Palmer Lake is a lake in Okanogan County, in the U.S. state of Washington.[1]

Known as Haipwil to the local Indians, Palmer Lake is named for James Palmer, who had a cattle ranch at the north end of the lake around 1875.[2][3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Palmer Lake (Washington)
  2. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 51. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 206.