Black Lake (Washington)
Black Lake is a lake located about 4 miles (6.4 km) southwest of Olympia, Washington. It has two outflows; the Black River, which drains into the Chehalis River and thence to Gray's Harbor and the Pacific Ocean, and Percival Creek, which drains into Capitol Lake and thence into Puget Sound.
|Location||Near Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater|
|Surface area||573.7 acres (232.2 ha)|
|Surface elevation||440 ft (130 m)|
Black Lake was so named on account of the dark character of its water.
- "Black Lake Topo Map, Thurston County WA (Maytown Area)".
- "Black Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Thurston County Place Names: A Heritage Guide" (PDF). Thurston County Historical Commission. 1992. p. 6. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
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