Attalia, Washington facts for kids
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.
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.
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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