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Welcome to Ethel ...

Ethel is located in Lewis County<1>.

Ethel is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ethel lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ethel is within the boundaries of the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Ethel: 98542<3>

Communities Also Named Ethel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Ethel: This one is located in Lewis County and the other is located in Benton County.

Beyond Washington, there are 20 communities that are also named Ethel - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ethel.

Communities near Ethel ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ethel.

  • Centralia [Lewis County]
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    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<5>
  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<5>
  • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County]
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    • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<5>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
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    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Ethel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
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      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Ethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<5>
    • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
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      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<5>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<5>
    • Bucoda [Thurston County]
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      • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Ethel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<5>
    • Lacamas [Lewis County]
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      • Lacamas [Lewis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Ethel
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ethel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ethel.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ethel. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ethel.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ethel. See our Newspapers Page for Ethel.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ethel ...

Looking for more information about Ethel? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ethel, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ethel.

Adding Ethel to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ethel in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ethel was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ethel on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Lewis County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ethel. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ethel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ethel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ethel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ethel) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ethel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EthelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5322, Longitude: -122.7405    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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