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Welcome to Phinney ...
Although we found mention of Phinney during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Phinney 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 Phinney was located in Island County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Phinney to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Phinney - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Phinney, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Phinney might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Phinney would be found within the (360) area code.
Communities Also Named Phinney ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Phinney: This one is located in Island County and the other is located in King County.
Beyond Washington, there are 5 communities that are also named Phinney - they are located in Illinois, Nevada, South Carolina and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Phinney.
Adding Phinney to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Phinney was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Phinney on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Island County: www.islandcounty.net/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021