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Birchfield, Washington
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Washington
County Yakima
Elevation 991 ft (302 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98901
Area code(s) 509
GNIS feature ID 1510825

Birchfield is an unincorporated community in Yakima County, Washington, United States, located between Terrace Heights and Moxee.

The community was founded in 1910 by the North Yakima and Valley Railway Company, and was named after a local landowner, W. A. Burchfield. The name later became Birchfield as a result a misspelling resulting from poor penmanship.

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