Tiger, Washington

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Tiger, Washington
Unincorporated community
Tiger, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Tiger, Washington
Tiger, Washington
Coordinates: 48°41′30″N 117°24′28″W / 48.69167°N 117.40778°W / 48.69167; -117.40778Coordinates: 48°41′30″N 117°24′28″W / 48.69167°N 117.40778°W / 48.69167; -117.40778
Country United States
State Washington
County Pend Oreille
Elevation 2,087 ft (636 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 509
GNIS feature ID 1528417[1]

Tiger is an unincorporated community in Pend Oreille County, Washington, United States. Named for early settler George Tiger,[2] Tiger is located near Washington State Route 31 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of Ione.

Tiger had its start in 1899 when George Tiger established a river landing there.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tiger, Washington
  2. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 310. 
  3. ^ Craig, John (Oct 19, 1999). "Tiger's tale still includes old store". The Spokesman-Review. pp. B2. Retrieved 17 May 2015.