Attalia

Name:

Attalia

County:

Walla Walla

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

46° 6′ 28″ N, 118° 55′ 12″ W

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Time Zone:

Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

Comments:

Attalia is an extinct town in Walla Walla County, Washington. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. Attalia was located on the East shore of the columbia River some 8 miles downriver from Burbank.

Remains:

A post office called Attalia was established in 1906, and remained in operation until 1952. According to tradition, the town was named after a place in Italy.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

Attalia was a stop on both the Northern Pacific Railway and the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company in 1909. During the 1920s, the town had a newspaper, the News Tribune. Some amount of oil exploration also took place during the 1920s, but never amounted to anything.

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