Telford Washington, Central Washington Agricultural Ghost Town

Name: Telford
Class: H2
GPS: 47.694141, -118.407965

Head west along US Highway 2 from Davenport Washington. At 13 miles take a left on to Telford Road. The town was about half a mile down this road where it crosses the train tracks.


Telford was a stop on the Central Washington Railroad.

According to “Origin of Washington Geographic Names” [zotpressInText item=”XXKXVTIW” format=”%num%”], “Named on July 4th, 1909 for M.A. Telford, a prosperous rancher in that vicinity. The railroad tried to change the name to “Fellows” when the road was being constructed.

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