Enumclaw beginnings: Enumclaw Post Office opens on June 10, 1886.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 12/11/1998
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 482
Enumclaw Post Office is established on June 10, 1886. Arthur Griffin is the first postmaster.

Enumclaw is located 33 miles south-southeast of Seattle near south boundary of King County and was situated along the Milwaukee and Northern Pacific Railway.

Sources: Guy Reed Ramsey, "Postmarked Washington, 1850-1960," Microfilm (Olympia: Washington State Library, February, 1966), 596-598.

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