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Olequa, Washington
Unincorporated community
Location in the state of Washington
Country  United States of America
State  Washington
County Cowlitz
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP code 98611
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-51130
GNIS feature ID 1511203

Olequa, also known as Olequah, is an unincorporated community in Cowlitz County, Washington. Olequa is located north of the city of Castle Rock on the west bank of the Cowlitz River. Olequa is accessed by traveling 7.5 miles (12.1 km) north on West Side Highway from Castle Rock. The Olequa community is part of the Castle Rock School District, a K-12 school district of about 1,300 students.

A post office called Olequa was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1912. Olequa is a name derived from an Indian language.

Geography

Olequa is located at 46°22′31″N 122°56′25″W / 46.37528°N 122.94028°W / 46.37528; -122.94028 (46.37524765, -122.9403952).

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