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Peshastin, Washington
(Kittitas County)

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Welcome to Peshastin ...

Although we found mention of Peshastin during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Peshastin 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 Peshastin was located in Kittitas County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Peshastin to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Peshastin - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Peshastin, please Contact Us.


The pronunciation of Peshastin: peh-SHAS-tin<2>

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Peshastin might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Peshastin ...

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

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

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The official website for Kittitas County: www.co.kittitas.wa.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Peshastin and then turned east". While Peshastin could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Peshastin as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Peshastin could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Peshastin. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.






















 

 

 

 

 


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