Thornton, Washington

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Thornton, Washington
Unincorporated community
Thornton, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Thornton, Washington
Thornton, Washington
Coordinates: 47°07′15″N 117°23′23″W / 47.12083°N 117.38972°W / 47.12083; -117.38972Coordinates: 47°07′15″N 117°23′23″W / 47.12083°N 117.38972°W / 47.12083; -117.38972
Country United States
State Washington
County Whitman
Elevation 2,310 ft (700 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99176
Area code(s) 509
GNIS feature ID 1509005[1]

Thornton is an unincorporated community in Whitman County, Washington, United States. Founded in 1889 by P.M. Sheehan,[2] Thornton is located near U.S. Route 195 7 miles (11 km) west of Oakesdale. Thornton has a post office with ZIP code 99176.[3]

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