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Elk is an unincorporated rural community in northern Spokane County, Washington, United States.

There is also a VFW, Volunteer Fire Station, and other amenities. During fathers day weekend There is Elk Pioneer Day, when it celebrates Fathers Day and the communities rich history. The community gathers to celebrate with various vendors and festivities often including a car show and parade.


A post office in Elk has been in operation since 1892. The community was named after the elk seen in the area.

Coordinates: 48°00′59″N 117°16′32″W / 48.01639°N 117.27556°W / 48.01639; -117.27556

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