South Colby, Washington

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South Colby
Dissapointment Avenue
South Colby is located in Washington (state)
South Colby
South Colby
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°31′19″N 122°32′14″W / 47.52194°N 122.53722°W / 47.52194; -122.53722Coordinates: 47°31′19″N 122°32′14″W / 47.52194°N 122.53722°W / 47.52194; -122.53722
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyKitsap
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
GNIS feature ID1512674[1]

South Colby is an unincorporated community in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. It is located on Yukon Harbor, not far from the Southworth Ferry Dock. From there, a ferry is available to Fauntleroy in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle.

Colby is a shortening and alteration of "Coal Bay".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Colby". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 51.