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Olema
Country United States
State Washington
County Okanogan
GNIS feature ID 1524024

Olema is an unincorporated community in the U.S. state of Washington.

It is located at 48°17′09″N 119°48′15″W / 48.28583°N 119.80417°W / 48.28583; -119.80417 (48°17′09″N 119°48′15″W / 48.2857039°N 119.804232°W / 48.2857039; -119.804232).

History

A post office called Olema was established in 1896, and remained in operation until 1924.

On December 17, 1924, Jimmie Fehlhaber (13, male) was attacked and killed near Olema as he tried to outrun a cougar for about 100 yards.


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