Hillhurst, Washington

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Hillhurst is an extinct town in Pierce County, in the U.S. state of Washington. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Hillhurst was established in 1878, and remained in operation until 1920.[2] The community was named for a hill near the original town site.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hillhurst, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 114.

Coordinates: 47°05′12″N 122°30′25″W / 47.08667°N 122.50694°W / 47.08667; -122.50694