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Asotin County, Washington


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The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Asotin is approximately 981 (1990), 1251 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 412 (1990), 500 (2010).
The amount of land area in Asotin is 1.862 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.4 sq kilometers.
The distance from Asotin to Washington DC is 2177 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 290 miles. (as the crow flies)
Asotin is positioned 46.33 degrees north of the equator and 117.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Asotin elevation is 760 feet above sea level.


On Hwy 29 near the southeastern corner with Idaho and Oregon
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History & History Related Items

Asotin was named for an eel. Actually, the original name for the community was Has-Hu-Tin, which means eel. The state legislature gave the town its new spelling in 1886. It is located in what is known as the "Banana Belt" of Washington.
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Asotin Museum
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