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Colbert, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Spokane
Elevation
1,840 ft (560 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
99005
Area code(s) 509

Colbert (pronounced Cole-bert) is an unincorporated community in Spokane County, Washington, United States. The town is on U.S. Route 2, north of the city of Spokane.

History

Colbert was originally called Drygoon; the present name is for Harry Colbert, an early postmaster.

A post office was established as Drygoon in 1890, and the name was changed to Colbert in 1902.

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