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Barstow, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Ferry
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,400 ft (400 m)
 • Total 59
 • Density 105/sq mi (40.7/km2)

Barstow is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Ferry County in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 59.


Barstow is located in northeastern Ferry County, along U.S. Route 395 on the west side of the Kettle River. US 395 leads south 14 miles (23 km) to Kettle Falls and north 17 miles (27 km) to the Canadian border at Laurier.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Barstow CDP has an area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.

Cougar attack

In 1999, a four-year-old boy was injured in a cougar attack near a house "on U.S. Highway 395 about a mile south of Barstow in Ferry County and about 11 miles northwest of Kettle Falls."

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