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American Lake, Washington
Welcome to American Lake ...
Although we found mention of American Lake during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how American Lake was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that American Lake was located in Pierce County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added American Lake to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of American Lake - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with American Lake, please Contact Us.
A typical abbreviation for American Lake: American Lk.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that American Lake might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Adding American Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of American Lake in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for American Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for American Lake on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022