About This Place
Metaline Falls is a town in Pend Oreille County, Washington, United States. The population was 238 at the 2010 census.
Metaline Falls was discovered by natives 12,000 years ago. Eventually by fur traders came in 1810. The town was founded in 1900, with most of its residents then employed by the Mammoth and Morning lead-zinc mines. Metaline Falls was officially incorporated on May 13, 1911.
The 1997 film The Postman was filmed in part in the area.