|— Unincorporated community —|
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Elevation||682 ft (208 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1510800|
The community was established in 1883 and named by the Northern Pacific Railway Company because of spring water that was found flowing out of a badger hole. The community had a school in 1907, as well as a post office and a store a few years later.
- "Badger". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
- "Washington Place Names database". Tacoma Public Library. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
- "Station Roster Master List: Badger". Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
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