Around Town

Starbuck, Washington

Just off Hwy 261

The village of Starbuck is an old railroad junction town, and for me it was mostly just a soda stop along the way to Palouse State Park, about 10 miles to the north. But I like to stop and wander around arbitrarily selected small towns, and Starbuck fit the bill.

I tried to find something historically interesting about the town, but the only thing I turned up was that Chief Kamiakin, leader of the Yakama, Palouse and Klickitat, was born nearby - almost a century before Starbuck was established. He eventually signed the treaty that established the Yakima Reservation.

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Downtown Starbuck (M08A0406)

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Starbuck Jail (M08A0409)

Nearby Sights

While you're in the area, check out these sights:

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