Donald, Washington

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Donald, Washington
Donald, Washington is located in Yakima County
Donald, Washington
Donald, Washington
Location of Donald, Washington
Donald, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Donald, Washington
Donald, Washington
Donald, Washington (Washington (state))
Coordinates: 46°28′35″N 120°23′48″W / 46.4765167°N 120.3967267°W / 46.4765167; -120.3967267Coordinates: 46°28′35″N 120°23′48″W / 46.4765167°N 120.3967267°W / 46.4765167; -120.3967267[1]
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyYakima
Elevation869 ft (265 m)
Population
 • Total91
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
98951
Area code(s)509
FIPS code53-18265[3]
GNIS feature ID1512156[2]

Donald is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Yakima County, Washington, United States. The population was 91 at the 2010 census.

Donald was founded in 1910 and was named after George Donald, an early railroad pioneer and the president of the North Yakima and Valley Railway Company. The town site, primarily a rural railroad junction, was acquired from George Donald by the railroad.[4] Donald is located near the city of Wapato and is largely an agricultural community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Donald". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-10-25.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Station Roster Master List: Donald". Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association. Retrieved October 25, 2012.