Tumtum, Washington

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Tumtum, Washington
Unincorporated community
Tumtum, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Tumtum, Washington
Tumtum, Washington
Coordinates: 47°53′30″N 117°40′59″W / 47.89167°N 117.68306°W / 47.89167; -117.68306Coordinates: 47°53′30″N 117°40′59″W / 47.89167°N 117.68306°W / 47.89167; -117.68306
CountryUnited States
Elevation1,552 ft (473 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code99034
Area code(s)509
GNIS feature ID1511380[1]

Tumtum is an unincorporated community in Stevens County, Washington, United States.[2] Tumtum is located along the Long Lake and Washington State Route 291 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Spokane. Tumtum has a post office with the ZIP code 99034.[3]

Tumtum is a Chinook Jargon term meaning "heart/soul".[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tumtum, Washington
  2. ^ Washington State Highways 2011-2012 (PDF) (Map). Washington Department of Transportation. 2011. § D8. Retrieved July 10, 2012.
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  4. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 110. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6.