Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 10 Washington Town Names

While you may be aware that Washington was named after the first president, there are several communities within our state that have intriguing names derived from lesser known American Indian terms! Did you know about the fascinating meanings behind any of these Northwest towns?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

Do you know of any other town names in Washington with interesting meanings?? Share them with us below!