Gertrude, Washington

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Gertrude is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, in the U.S. state of Washington.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Gertrude was established in 1900, and remained in operation until 1936.[2] The community takes its name from nearby Gertrude Island.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gertrude, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 96.

Coordinates: 47°12′51″N 122°40′04″W / 47.21417°N 122.66778°W / 47.21417; -122.66778