Beaver, Washington facts for kids
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|Elevation||413 ft (126 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1527580|
Beaver is an unincorporated community in Clallam County, Washington, United States on the Olympic Peninsula. The community lies between U.S. Route 101 and Lake Pleasant.
Beaver is located at 48°03′26″N 124°20′51″W / 48.057299°N 124.347435°W (48.057299, -124.347435), on US Highway 101 to the north of Forks, Washington. It is located just to the west of the boundary of the Olympic National Forest, on Lake Pleasant. Beaver is 413 feet (126 m) above sea level. Interfor Pacific a lumber mill located nearby,(Interfor Pacific mill is closed here) along with county park with a playground and boat launching facilities on Lake Pleasant. It is one of the wettest places in the contiguous U.S. with an annual precipitation value of 121 inches of rain.
The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Beaver has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.