Place:Custer, Whatcom, Washington, United States

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NameCuster
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates48.918°N 122.641°W
Located inWhatcom, Washington, United States
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Custer is a census-designated place (CDP) in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. The population was 366 at the 2010 census.

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Custer was named after its first postmaster, Albert W. Custer. Originally the town was located at the intersection of the current Valley View and Bay Roads. In 1890-1892 the town moved to the current location with the coming of the railroad.

Country singer Loretta Lynn was a resident of Custer in the 1950s when she was a young wife and mother.

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