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Coordinates: 45°56′13″N 119°36′4″W / 45.93694°N 119.60111°W / 45.93694; -119.60111Coordinates: 45°56′13″N 119°36′4″W / 45.93694°N 119.60111°W / 45.93694; -119.60111
Country United States
State Washington
County Benton
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
Paterson Residential district - July 2013
Paterson residential area as seen in July 2013.

Paterson is an unincorporated community in Benton County, Washington, United States, located on the northern banks of the Columbia River at the junction of Washington State Route 14 and Washington State Route 221. It was named for early settler Henry Paterson.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Paterson has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

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