The city of South Bend is located in Pacific County, WA state ... the city has a population of aprox.
South Bend was incorporated in 1890 ... the name of the city
comes from its "south bend" location on the Willapa River.
South Bend is known for it's Oyster industry ... South Bend claims to be the
"Oyster Capital of the World" - owing largey to it's strategic location at the
mouth of the Willapa River & Bay - with Willapa
Bay being known as one of the richest Oyster grounds on the US west
There's a nice walking trail between South Bend and
Raymond known as the "Willapa Hills Trail" that
follows the old railroad right-of-way along the Willapa River.
While in the area visit the
Historical Society in South bend to learn about the
See South Bend links & interactive WA State PCH map below ...
Click highlighted cities on map for regional info ...