Profile for Oysterville, Washington, WA
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Oysterville is in Pacific County.
The community was named for its first industry.
The latitude of Oysterville is 46.549N. The longitude is -124.026W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
Oysterville is on Willapa Bay.
in 1855, Oysterville shipped 50,000 baskets of oysters to San Francisco; the community soon became a popular stopping point between San Francisco and Puget Sound.
Local festivals include:
- Jazz & Oysters - Aug. 19, 2007
- Water Music Festival - Oct. 19-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oysterville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Lake Sylvia State Park
When at long intervals the gold hunters flung themselves into San Francisco's easily purchased embrace, they sought out special food even before special ladies of the night. To palates deadened by months of hardtack, the tang of oysters, particularly, was
-- Oysterville: Roads to Grandpa's Village
Willard R. Espy
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- Jazz & Oysters - A
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Pacific County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oysterville political report.
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“ When at long intervals the gold hunters flung themselves into San Francisco's easily purchased embrace, they sought out special food even before special ladies of the night. To palates deadened by months of hardtack, the tang of oysters, particularly, was ”
~ Oysterville: Roads to Grandpa's Village
Willard R. Espy
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