Barneston, Washington

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Barneston, Washington, 1911

Barneston is an extinct town in King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Barneston was established in 1901, and remained in operation until 1924;[2] the community was named after John G. Barnes, an original owner of the town site.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barneston, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 14.

Coordinates: 47°23′15″N 121°51′40″W / 47.38750°N 121.86111°W / 47.38750; -121.86111