Toutle, Washington

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Toutle, Washington
Unincorporated community
Toutle is located in Washington (state)
Location in the state of Washington
Coordinates: 46°19′29″N 122°44′11″W / 46.32472°N 122.73639°W / 46.32472; -122.73639Coordinates: 46°19′29″N 122°44′11″W / 46.32472°N 122.73639°W / 46.32472; -122.73639
Country  United States of America
State  Washington
County Cowlitz
Elevation[1] 152 m (499 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP code 98649
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-72100
GNIS feature ID 1511568

Toutle is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Toutle is located 10 miles (16 km) east of Castle Rock along Washington State Route 504, which is also known as the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway.[2] The Toutle community, similar to Toutle River, takes its name from the Hullooetell, a band of the Skillot - a Chinookan tribe.[3] The Toutle community is part of the Toutle Lake School District, a K-12 school district of about 600 students. Toutle is near Mount St. Helens and the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, which lies at the end of the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway. The eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980 was the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States.


Toutle is located at 46°19′29″N 122°44′11″W / 46.32472°N 122.73639°W / 46.32472; -122.73639 (46.3248338, -122.7365001).[4]


  1. ^ "USGS—Toutle, Washington". Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Washington State Legislature. "RCW 47.17.655: State Route 504". Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Waldman, Carl; Braun, Molly (February 1, 2009). "Major Native Place-Names in the United States and Canada". Atlas of the North American Indian (3rd ed.). Infobase Publishing. p. 387. ISBN 978-0-8160-6858-6. 
  4. ^ "2013 U.S. Gazetteer Files". Retrieved 12 June 2014. 

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